"Me frind, the honorable Misthur Magrew, is hard o' hearing," explained the Irishman in an undertone. "Be hard o' hearin'? then he be hard o' payin' too," answered the landlord. "He 'ave been a whole veek in my 'ouse and not one pickyunne 'ave paid." "Lave all to me," said the Irishman in his conciliatory manner, gently leading the landlord to another part of the room.