'Praised by God, quoth his neighbour, 'who hath not made me meat before thee; for thou hast emptied the dish at one mouthful. 'Let him eat, said the hashish-eater; 'methinks he hath a gallows-face. Then, turning to Jewan, 'Eat, added he, 'and small good may it do thee!
Hereupon I stooped above my captive and set the flat of my blade to his forehead just below his thick, red hair. "Look'ee, dog!" I panted, while he glared up at me beneath his bruised arms, "Set so much as a finger on yon pitiful brat again and I'll cut a mark in your gallows-face shall last your life out." "His throat, cully quick's the word!" breathed a voice in my ear.
"It is but the imprint of the key of my cabinet too good a mark for his gallows-face. No man shall abuse or insult my prisoners; they are my jewels, and I lock them in safe casket accordingly. And so, mistress, leave off your wailing. Why! why, surely, there was a woman here!" "I think you are all mad this morning," said the sewer.