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Once, when Jerry, dreaming of the beach at Meringe and of Mister Haggin, Biddy, Terrence, and Michael, set up a low whimpering, Van Horn roused sufficiently to soothe him closer to him, and to mutter ominously: "Any nigger that'd hurt that pup.
His majesty discovered not the least curiosity to inquire into the laws, government, history, religion, or manners of the countries where I had been; but confined his questions to the state of mathematics, and received the account I gave him with great contempt and indifference, though often roused by his flapper on each side.
The noise had roused the camp, and every one pressed to know the cause.
I observed this also and contrived a fan of branches, which roused the embers when they were nearly extinguished.
I would not have roused you, if I had known you were old and ill,' said Kit.
From the effects of that trying time,' she pursued, 'my good little Mouse will have to be roused.