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There's Fairfax," said Dick Mattingly, at last, with a lazy effort.
Aye, Starbuck; aye, my hearties all round; it was Moby Dick that dismasted me; Moby Dick that brought me to this dead stump I stand on now.
God hunt us all, if we do not hunt Moby Dick to his death
One day he was at this game, and did not know that the master was in the next field; but he was there, watching what was going on; over the hedge he jumped in a snap, and catching Dick by the arm, he gave him such a box on the ear as made him roar with the pain and surprise.
Dick used to watch hungry-looking men and women and children, and track them home, and find out all about them from the neighbors, and then feed them and find them work.
Dick,' said my aunt, 'you have heard me mention David Copperfield?
Oh, I know'd Dick was square," returned the voice of the coxswain, Israel Hands.
WHEN Dick Naseby was in Paris he made some odd acquaintances; for he was one of those who have ears to hear, and can use their eyes no less than their intelligence.
But, if they possessed different qualities, aptitudes, and temperaments, Dick Kennedy and Samuel Ferguson lived with one and the same heart, and that gave them no great trouble.
His father, Abner Moore, kept store at the Glen, but Dick had a sea-going streak in him from his mother; he used to sail in summer and clerk in his father's store in winter.
Hold the cup, Dick [Aside to DICK, giving him the cup].
Why, Mr Trent,' returned Dick, 'there is a proverb which talks about being merry and wise.