tinker


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As I drew nearer to them, trying to propitiate the tinker by my looks, I observed that the woman had a black eye.
said the tinker, gripping the bosom of my shirt with his blackened hand.
Most of the tramping tinkers used to come and lodge at our place; that was the best part of my master's earnings.
Nay," quoth the Tinker, shaking his head slowly from side to side.
So, after having paid their score, the messenger, with the Tinker striding beside his nag, started back to Nottingham again.
In a moment he had recovered his shadow, and in his delight he forgot that he had shut Tinker Bell up in the drawer.
Really, he thought they had now talked enough about fairies, and it struck him that Tinker Bell was keeping very quiet.
At length he left school and became a tinker like his father.
Things which seemed to other men trifles were to him deadly sins; and although he was so stern to himself, to others he shows a fatherly tenderness which makes us feel that this rough tinker was no narrow Puritan, but a broad-minded, large-hearted Christian.
Tinker, flinging down the coin; it's only baronets as cares about farthings.
Take care of your farthings, old Tinker, and your guineas will come quite nat'ral.
Giles, Brittles, and the tinker, were recruiting themselves, after the fatigues and terrors of the night, with tea and sundries, in the kitchen.