"You have not considered me, Chris," she went on gently.
Aunt Mildred used to sigh, and look across teasingly at Uncle, and say, 'When I think of Chris, it almost makes me wish I were younger myself.' And Uncle would answer, 'I don't blame you, my dear, not in the least.' And then the pair of them would beam upon me their congratulations that I had won the love of a man like you.
It was a sweet book, Chris. The tears come into my eyes sometimes when I think of it.
Chris and Lute looked at each other for a moment, the mare still drawing ahead, so that Chris was compelled slowly to turn his head.
"Ban's a sluggard alongside of her," Chris affirmed.
Chris threw himself forward against her neck to keep her from falling backward, and at the same time touched her with the spurs to compel her to drop her fore feet to the ground in order to obey the go-ahead impulse of the spurs.
Chris Lingard was not a very successful farmer, and he had a large family.
Not long after Mary came back from the asylum, I heard a young Dane, who was helping us to thresh, tell Jake and Otto that Chris Lingard's oldest girl had put Ole Benson out of his head, until he had no more sense than his crazy wife.
"Borrowed it from Chris
; he's a dead sporty sport--little, but oh, my!" he went on, helping Genevieve into an overcoat which fell to her heels and which fitted her as a tailor-made over-coat should fit the man for whom it is made.
For love, Chris! And Michael Angelo was one of 'em!"
"Wait a moment, Chris," said Jimmy the interpreter; " Guiseppe says he may answer to the music of his infancy.
It would be a wonder if I did not, being by the Chris
'en name of Roger, which took it arter my own father, which took it from his own father, though which of our fam'ly fust took it nat'ral I will not in any ways mislead you by undertakin' to say.