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Wall, said the landlord, fetching a long breath, that's a purty long sarmon for a chap that rips a little now and then.
They say a chap with a little of the classics can get $30 or 40,000, there, any day in the week.
Ne'er heed me, Seth," said Wiry Ben, "y' are a down-right good- hearted chap, panels or no panels; an' ye donna set up your bristles at every bit o' fun, like some o' your kin, as is mayhap cliverer.
Why,” said Billy, laughing, “ will the chap make fight?
I suppose the old chap got around you somehow with his soft talk.
You think you got 'old of a chap you can kick and 'it like you do your private soldiers--you're jolly well mistaken.
After all, then, the old chap had some grit in him.
He was a good chap at his work, I believe, but he was a crank.
I don't know what my instructions are going to be," he continued, dropping his voice a little, "but I'm sick of making war the way our chaps are doing it.
You recollect, down to the south'ard last year, a chap named Hawkins was lost in his whaleboat running the Arli Passage?
That chap was obviously listening intently to the conversation.
Dang the chap,' muttered John, looking into the empty dish as the waiter retired; 'does he ca' this a pie--three yoong pigeons and a troifling matther o' steak, and a crust so loight that you doant know when it's in your mooth and when it's gane?