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Where our Sheriff has failed, and the stout Guy of Gisborne, and many more beside, it behoves not a mere tinker to succeed.
The tinker laid a heavy hand upon the innkeeper's fat shoulder, and tried to look impressive.
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.
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.
Take care of your farthings, old Tinker, and your guineas will come quite nat'ral.
Tinker, surlily; "because he looks to his farthings.
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.
So am I,' said the tinker, waking up, as suddenly as he had fallen asleep.
In a moment he had recovered his shadow, and in his delight he forgot that he had shut Tinker Bell up in the drawer.
As I drew nearer to them, trying to propitiate the tinker by my looks, I observed that the woman had a black eye.