But it was plainly impossible for him to talk like that. It wouldn't be true, and it would certainly not be prudent. He put the thing up to J.W., Sr. "What'll I say, dad?" he asked. "You know we haven't had much to do with the people of Saint Marks, and maybe it wouldn't be best for us to make any sudden change as to that, even if some of us wanted to.

Well, the man was within choicing the fiddles, maybe forty of them, and the old fiddler whispered to him to take them out into the air, "for there's many a fiddle would sound well in here wouldn't be worth a curse outside," says he; so he was bringing them out and bringing them out till he found a good one among them.

Let's go back to the hotel now, and while you two scouts are gone scouting, the rest of us will find something to entertain us. Maybe we'll take a motorboat ride." They started back at once and were soon at the hotel.

"I'm going away," the boy said, in a rather mournful tone. "I hate to have you go. I just love to know you're here, if I don't see you. Only I wish you was older and knew more." "Maybe I know more'n you think I do," he answered. "But you don't know anything about my troubles," said she, with a sigh. "I don't get the chance." There was half a moment of silence.

"What are we to do?" the Doctor asked, and by and by he added, "If you see a policeman I hope you will tell him you are not lost and that you did not think of making so much trouble when you ran away. But what about Mother? Maybe she, too, has been looking everywhere for you." The Doctor sat down and wiped his face, and then got up and began to walk about once more.

I'd thank you, sir, to keep what I tould you to yourself, for even if it was known in this neighborhood that I ped them, I wouldn't be safe." "You don't know Hourigan, then?" "How could I, sir, and me a sthranger?" "Faith, and whether you do or not, it seems to me there's a strong family likeness between you and him." "Maybe so," the fellow replied, with a grin.

Before the men returned to the ship they came with their spokesman to say good-bye to Aristides and me, and he remarked casually that it was just as well, maybe, to be going back, because, for one thing, they would know then whether it was real or not. I asked him what he meant, and he said, "Well, you know, some of the mates think it's a dream here, or it's too good to be true.

He said a hog was fond of her own children, and so was a spider, and he reckoned maybe a lion was pretty near as unprincipled though maybe not quite. He thought likely a lion wouldn't eat his own father, if he knowed which was him, but reckoned he would eat his brother-in-law if he was uncommon hungry, and eat his mother-in-law any time. But RECKONING don't settle nothing.

"When do you expect Gobal?" she asked eagerly. "He ought to have been here a week ago. Maybe he has had a bad voyage, or something." "He's sure to come?" "Of course. I found out about that. She's got a big consignment to people in Quebec. Something has gone wrong, but she'll be here yes." "What will you do if you get the money?" she asked. Tarboe laughed heartily. "My faith!

Maybe in all these philosophers' crucibles there are one or two ounces of gold; but all the rest is residue, dull mud, from which nothing can be born. It seems to me that the Greeks our masters wrote much more to show their intelligence than that they used their intelligence in order to learn.