"Lordy, how they must 've hankered arter the fun o' totin' water to 've lugged hit clar from over tha. I'd've moved the house nigher the spring afore I'd've stood thet ere a month, so I would." "The distance to the water ortent to bother a feller thet gets along with usin' ez little ez you do," growled the first speaker.
Tell Dic good-by, and tell him I don't hold no grudge agin' him neither. Hope he don't agin' me. He ortent to. He's got lots the best of it he won the fight and got you. Gee, I'd 'a' been glad to lose the fight if I could 'a' got you." Thus it happened that these two, who had last met with death between them, parted as friends.
He laughed outright. "Won't never let me come, no moh! Well, now jest heah that! Why, sissy, you'd ortent git so mad! Kiss me like a nice gal, an' let's make up!" "You beast," she cried, her fear suddenly bursting into an irresistible rage. "You beast," she cried again, striking him in the face with all her strength. "You'll be killed for this!"