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Now come I, forsooth, from good Banbury Town," said the jolly Tinker, "and no one nigh Nottingham--nor Sherwood either, an that be the mark-- can hold cudgel with my grip.
Nay," quoth the Tinker, shaking his head slowly from side to side.
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.
Those who now ruled "were angry with the tinker because he strove to mend souls as well as kettles and pans.
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.
He had carried Tinker Bell part of the way, and his hand was still messy with the fairy dust.
In a moment he had recovered his shadow, and in his delight he forgot that he had shut Tinker Bell up in the drawer.
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.
At this point of the narrative the cook turned pale, and asked the housemaid to shut the door: who asked Brittles, who asked the tinker, who pretended not to hear.