"Cut great big 'tick like dat to beat poor lil nigger like Pomp." "Lil nigger like Pomp!" I cried, mockingly; "why, you're as big as I am. Get up, you great tar-coloured stupid." "No, no, Mass' George; hit um lyem down, please; not hurt so much." "Get up!" I shouted; and I poked him in the ribs with the end of the pole. "Ow!