Aye, aye; I know, I know; but I let other folks
have to wait long enough afore it's brought to 'em.
And his wife dealt out stockings, and calico shirts, and smock frocks, and comforting drinks to the old folks
with the "rheumatiz," and good counsel to all; and kept the coal and clothes' clubs going, for yule-tide, when the bands of mummers came round, dressed out in ribbons and coloured paper caps, and stamped round the Squire's kitchen, repeating in true sing-song vernacular the legend of St.
If this judgment is unbiased and correct, and the little folks
find this new story "real Ozzy," I shall be very glad indeed that I wrote it.
It was the Sunday after this that Jerry Moore announces to us, wriggling, that he had an engagement to take supper with Jane and her folks
Seated round it were a dozen or so folk
, of all ages and conditions, who set up such a shout as Alleyne entered that he stood peering at them through the smoke, uncertain what this riotous greeting might portend.
When Persis Leigh stepped onto the old wharf John Selwyn took her in his arms--and folks
stopped cheering and begun to cry.
If ye has a home, ye has folks
; an' I hain't had folks
We're just like old friends, what with the same kind of folks
And this was the main abiding-place of the Folk
that I had chanced upon.
On hearing those words I said good-by to the holy folk
went by from the fields as I sat there on the side of the ditch, but I lacked the spirit to give them a good-e'en.