butcher


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A good morrow to you," returned the butcher, civilly enough.
Here he took from his girdle a well-filled purse, and continued, "I would fain be a butcher, this day, and sell meat at Nottingham town.
I go to the market at Nottingham Town to sell my beef and my mutton," answered the Butcher.
Now, by Our Lady's grace," cried the Butcher, "well do I know thy name, and many a time have I heard thy deeds both sung and spoken of.
Being, by that time, rather tired of this kind of life, and having received new provocation from the butcher, I throw the flower away, go out with the butcher, and gloriously defeat him.
Red it was," said the butcher, in his good-humoured husky treble-- "and a Durham it was.
Well; yes--she might," said the butcher, slowly, considering that he was giving a decided affirmative.
Yet still, ever after that sorrowful day, Whenever the Butcher was by, The Beaver kept looking the opposite way, And appeared unaccountably shy.
Ten days afterward, the supplies were stopped for want of funds, and the butcher failed.
All butchers are rich, and they never build until their pockets are so crammed as to force them to it.
The butcher was so much in earnest with his sweetbread of lamb, or whatever the dainty might be, that he tried every accessible door of the Seven Gables, and at length came round again to the shop, where he ordinarily found admittance.
Peeping through the same crevice of the curtain where, only a little while before, the urchin of elephantine appetite had peeped, the butcher beheld the inner door, not closed, as the child had seen it, but ajar, and almost wide open.