"For the last time," said Kerry, stooping and thrusting his face forward so that his nose was only some six inches from that of Sin Sin Wa, "where's Mrs. Sin?" "Catchee lun off," replied the Chinaman blandly. "Velly bad woman. Tlief woman. Catchee stealee alla my dollars!" "Eh!" Kerry stood upright, moving his shoulders and rattling the handcuffs.
You velly muchee goodee Chinee; but you no understand, likee me; me allee samee velly muchee smartee, allee samee my uncle in China." "Um uncle in China allee samee dead; git tee head cuttee off for stealee pig!" "Sh!" said Hop, holding up his hand. "My blother mustee not lettee Misler Charlie knowee lat." "Me no care, so be. You allee samee foolee."
He said, "China-man no stealee you tellee him me no stealee he see me no takee him" and then he insisted upon my going to see for myself that the money was on the boot. I was awfully distressed.
"Velly bad man; stealee heap from Chinamen," and then, apparently alarmed at his own indiscreet intrusion, hustled me away as quickly as possible amid a shrill cackling of protestation from a few of his own countrymen who had joined the one who was keeping guard.