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I allays said I'd never marry a man as had got no brains; for where's the use of a woman having brains of her own if she's tackled to a geck as everybody's a- laughing at?
He fought his way up the team steadily, fight after fight, till one fine evening, over their food, he tackled the big, black leader (Kotuko the boy saw fair play), and made second dog of him, as they say.
But as to your ideas that the man had robbed the house before William tackled him, I think it a most absurd notion.
HIGGINS [assailing her at the other ear] Yes, by George: it's the most absorbing experiment I ever tackled.
We tackled the cold beef for lunch, and then we found that we had forgotten to bring any mustard.