Jack," he says to me, "this is my old pal, Mr Jerry Moore, wot I met in 'appier days down at Ramsgate one summer.
They shakes hands, and Jerry Moore says, "Is this a friend of yours, Bailey?
SOCRATES: Then as he is not here, never mind him, and do you tell me: By the gods, Meno, be generous, and tell me what you say
that virtue is; for I shall be truly delighted to find that I have been mistaken, and that you and Gorgias do really have this knowledge; although I have been just saying that I have never found anybody who had.
I was sorry to hear Jim say
that, it was such a lowering of him.
Tom Sawyer," I says
, "I'll say
it again as I've said it a many a time before: I ain't fitten to black your boots.
Simonides, then, after the manner of poets, would seem to have spoken darkly of the nature of justice; for he really meant to say
that justice is the giving to each man what is proper to him, and this he termed a debt.
And with regard to the young gentleman's birth, those who can say
nothing more to his disadvantage, may as well be silent on that head, as I desire you will be for the future.
I was then in a sad condition indeed, for as there is no great bustle in putting an end to a poor body's family when once they are carried to the grave, so the poor good woman being buried, the parish children she kept were immediately removed by the church-wardens; the school was at an end, and the children of it had no more to do but just stay at home till they were sent somewhere else; and as for what she left, her daughter, a married woman with six or seven children, came and swept it all away at once, and removing the goods, they had no more to say
to me than to jest with me, and tell me that the little gentlewoman might set up for herself if she pleased.
Snagsby thinks it expedient on the whole to say
amen, which is well received.
Why, gentlemen, if I were to indicate such a programme to any class of society, I say
it would be received with derision, would be pointed at by the finger of scorn.
The line shows," says
the Madame, "that ye've not arrived at your time of life without bad luck.
Dat's what I says
teh dem: 'Don' come in here an' make no trouble,' I says
, like dat.