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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.
Back at a bend in the road he heard a rumbling and a lumbering, when up drove a stout butcher, whistling gaily, and driving a mare that sped slowly enough because of the weight of meat with which the cart was loaded.
A good morrow to you," returned the butcher, civilly enough.
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.
Yet still, ever after that sorrowful day, Whenever the Butcher was by, The Beaver kept looking the opposite way, And appeared unaccountably shy.
Ay, that am I," quoth the jolly Butcher, "and why should I not be so?
But if he ever was a butcher he was, nevertheless, an actor and a poet, "and when he killed a calf he would do it in a high style and make a speech.
Roker, filling up a little piece of paper as he spoke; 'another's a butcher.
Mixing in the crowd, he noticed a stag-hound which the butchers had caught and tied to a post, and which was being flogged in a merciless manner.
Only superstition is now so well advanced, that men of the first blood, are as firm as butchers by occupation; and votary resolution, is made equipollent to custom, even in matter of blood.