This limit will really give the established saloon more trade in the future, by reducing competition. While the increase in fee to new saloons will do the same." "By , yer right," said Blunkers. "That's too good a name to use that way," said Peter, but more as if he were stating a fact than reproving. Blunkers laughed good-naturedly. "Yer'll be gittin' usen to close up yet, Mister Stirling.

"Well," concluded Mr. Jones, with a shrug, "I've warned you, if they git down on yer, yer'll find 'em snakes in the grass."

Yer'll be all right in ther mornin'. Don't yer worry 'bout me." His tone was sympathetic. "Hell!" was all I said, and walked down off the fo'cas'le head. I wondered whether the old fellow thought I was going silly. "Have a sleep, by Jove!" I muttered to myself. "I wonder who'd feel like having a sleep after what I've seen and stood today!"

"He lies there dead," cried I, pointing. "He hasn't moved since I first saw him." "Has he been eating of him?" "No!" "We must go ashore for help," sung out Jack Stevens. "For God's sake don't leave me up here!" I cried. "Tom," shouted Bunk, "there's only wan thing to dew; there's an old gun in my cabin, and yer'll find a powder-flask and ball in the locker.

'Tain't good fur ye; 'n' Feeleepy 'n' me, we air in a powerful hurry ter git yer strong 'n' well, 'n' tote ye out er this " Aunt Ri stopped. No substantive in her vocabulary answered her need at that moment. "I allow ye kin go 'n a week, ef nothin' don't go agin ye more'n I see naow; but ef yer git ter talkin', thar's no tellin' when yer'll git up. Yeow jest shet up, honey.

"I intend to bid on the property, McClave," announced the Honourable Joseph, "so 't is best that the squire takes charge of the sale." "Thet 'ere is jes what I'm a-calkerlatin' ter do, likewise," responded Hennion, with an ugly glance at Joe, "so I guess yer'll hev ter assoom the runnin' of the perseedins yerself, paason."

Bouncer, frightened out of his life, made a movement to rise as he lay alongside me on the stern grating; but old Draper gave him a kick in the ribs with the toe of his heavy boot. "Lie still, you beggar!" he cried, bringing, with a tremendous pull of his arms, the oar-rudder hard over. "The boat's rightin' all right. We've seed the wust on it if yer'll only bide still!"

Her heart hardened; but then she stooped and took up her dish. "I'll have it," she said. "Yer'll do me the favour, like?" he said. "Yer'd better spit in it, like yer do when y'ave something give yer." Mrs. Morel paid him the fivepence in a cold manner. "I don't see you give it me," she said. "You wouldn't let me have it for fivepence if you didn't want to."

"Watch out now, an' yer'll see the minute!" said Flibbertigibbet, squeezing Sister Angelica's hand; Sister Angelica squeezed back, but kept silence. She was learning many things before unknown to her. The four came to the middle window and looked out, up, and all around.

"Don't yer know 'er?" said the man, in much the same tone that Bret Harte's hero must have used when he was so taken aback to find that a stranger "Didn't know Flynn, Flynn of Virginia." "Don't yer know 'er?" he repeated, pausing in his task of scooping some black cockroachy sugar from the bottom of a bin. "That's the Hopal Queen! She's hoff South, she is. Yer'll be going in the coach, will yer?"