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There he lay, a very queer specimen of boyhood, by name Diggs, and familiarly called "the Mucker." He was young for his size, and a very clever fellow, nearly at the top of the fifth.
Greatly were they drawn then towards old Diggs, who, in an uncouth way, began to take a good deal of notice of them, and once or twice came to their study when Flashman was there, who immediately decamped in consequence.
When therefore, about this time, an auction was one night announced to take place in the hall, at which, amongst the superfluities of other boys, all Diggs's penates for the time being were going to the hammer, East and Tom laid their heads together, and resolved to devote their ready cash (some four shillings sterling) to redeem such articles as that sum would cover.
Poor East, in more pain even than Tom, suddenly thinks of Diggs, and darts off to find him.
But poor Tom is done already, turns deadly pale, and his head falls forward on his breast, just as Diggs, in frantic excitement, rushes into the hall with East at his heels.
"Mother!"--the words came feebly and slowly--"it's very cold to-night." Poor old Diggs is blubbering like a child.
He stays with Diggs, silent and sorrowful, and fans Tom's face.
"Hadn't we better carry him to the sick-room?" suggests Diggs.
In the first place, I must tell you that I was born in Omaha, and my father, who was a politician, named me Oscar Zoroaster Phadrig Isaac Norman Henkle Emmannuel Ambroise Diggs, Diggs being the last name because he could think of no more to go before it.
'It is a pride to see young women ceasing unto opportunity to improve their capacity and we hope you apply what you have learned,' Deputy Minister Diggs stressed.
George was born June 24, 1931, in Flint, Michigan, the son of Hiram and Rhoda (Matthews) Diggs. He was a United States Air Force veteran having served during the Korean War.
So, too, does triathlete Khadijah Diggs, who races with her head covered in a hijab.