"Why taint noffin but a skull - somebody bin lef him head up de tree, and de crows done gobble ebery bit ob de meat off."
"Yes, I nose dat - nose all bout dat - tis my lef hand what I chops de wood wid."
"Is de lef eye of de skull pon de same side as de lef hand of de skull, too?
aint dis here my lef eye for sartain?" roared the terrified Jupiter, placing his hand upon his right organ of vision, and holding it there with a desperate pertinacity, as if in immediate dread of his master's attempt at a gouge.
"Twas dis eye, massa - de lef eye - jis as you tell me," and here it was his right eye that the negro indicated.
"Prince Lef Nicolaievitch Muishkin," replied the latter, with perfect readiness.
"Accept, accept, Prince Lef Nicolaievitch" said Lebedef solemnly; "don't let it slip!