"For two sticks tobacco I knock 'm seven bells outa
you," the skipper bullied.
"I come to make a raise outa old Setliffe, and not to be robbing women-folks.
He don't know me from Adam, and I reckon he don't know he done me outa anything.
And so, to-night, being broke and my friend needing me bad, I just dropped around to make a raise outa your pa.
"Slam on the juice, old man, and beat it outa
deh way," she persistently bawled, waving feet with their dishevelled shoes near the heads of her children.
"Of course, fightin' hurts a young fellow because it frazzles the silk outa
him an' all that.