He kept this one concealed in his hand and passed the deck to Roche, saying: "You pickee outee um jack of hearts and me allee samee showee how me makee fly away." The man quickly looked over the cards and found that the jack of hearts was not among them. "I reckon you took it when no one was looking," he said, with a smile. "That is not much of a trick; I could do that myself."
"Phil?" "I broke it to you just now that my brother's name was Fillmore." "Oh, your brother. Oh, ah, yes." "He was always picking on poor Fill. And I'm bound to say that Fill rather laid himself out as what you might call a pickee. He was always getting into trouble. One day, about three years ago, he was expelled from Harvard, and my uncle vowed he would have nothing more to do with him.
"Mista Sam Kow say: 'This man go night-time in Chestnut Stleet; pickee out letta undah sidewalk, stickee money-bag undah sidewalk, cly, shivah, makee allee same like sick fella. Walkee all lound town allee night. Allee same like Chlistian dlunk man. No sleepee.