it was full to the brim of bright pine-tree shillings, fresh from the mint; and Samuel
Sewall began to think that his father-in-law had got possession of all the money in the Massachusetts treasury.
Without disturbing anybody, Samuel and I got a couple of guns, and went all round the house and through the shrubbery.
I said nothing to Samuel. But, remembering what Penelope had told me about the jugglers, and the pouring of the little pool of ink into the palm of the boy's hand, I instantly suspected that I had disturbed the three Indians, lurking about the house, and bent, in their heathenish way, on discovering the whereabouts of the Diamond that night.
Samuel, how many times have you asked for water to-day?"
I suppose you had something salt for breakfast, Samuel?" queried Miss Dearborn with sarcasm.
Ferguson, one of her most glorious sons, will not reflect discredit on his origin." ("No, indeed!" from all parts of the hall.)
"Wait; don't let us be too hasty," replied Samuel
"First of all, Samuel
Dundee an' Agnes Hewitt; the next day Albert Mahan an' Minnie Duncan; an' by the week-end Eddie Troy and Flo Mackintosh--all sailor-men, an' un sux weeks' time the last of them back tull their ships an' awa', an' no one o' them dreamin' of the wuckedness they'd been ot."
At school Samuel
learned easily and read greedily all kinds of books.
"No," said Samuel
Whiskers, "make it properly, Anna Maria, with breadcrumbs."
All honor to the Enderbies, therefore, whose house, I think, exists to the present day; though doubtless the original Samuel
must long ago have slipped his cable for the great South Sea of the other world.
'That while this Association is deeply sensible of the advantages which must accrue to the cause of science, from the production to which they have just adverted--no less than from the unwearied researches of Samuel
Pickwick, Esq., G.C.M.P.C., in Hornsey, Highgate, Brixton, and Camberwell--they cannot but entertain a lively sense of the inestimable benefits which must inevitably result from carrying the speculations of that learned man into a wider field, from extending his travels, and, consequently, enlarging his sphere of observation, to the advancement of knowledge, and the diffusion of learning.