And then I said it again, several times, very gently and slowly, and said it so often that he had to go and see, and he got
it of course, and came in.
Now, a nigger, you see, what's got
to be hacked and tumbled round the world, and sold to Tom, and Dick, and the Lord knows who, 'tan't no kindness to be givin' on him notions and expectations, and bringin' on him up too well, for the rough and tumble comes all the harder on him arter.
In this way I got
a good many lessons in writing, which it is quite possible I should never have gotten in any other way.
You think just because I'm quiet I ain't got
If you have a minute to spare before you go, child, I wish you'd just make Mac a fresh shade; this has got
a berry stain on it, and he must be tidy, for he is to go out to-morrow if it is a cloudy day," said Mrs.
Billy seemed the sanest of the lot till he got
married and then this queer jealous streak cropped out in him.
Yes,' replied Smike, 'I got
this one from the post-office.
Let's pretend the glass has got
all soft like gauze, so that we can get through.
At first the young gents was werry lively on him; but afore we got
in, seeing how steady the old chap come on, they was quite quiet, and laid their heads together what they should do.
thank God, we have got
nothing to do with him, in this business of the Diamond; he had the longest tongue and the shortest temper of any man, high or low, I ever met with)--I say, I went into the service of the old lord, as page-boy in waiting on the three honourable young ladies, at the age of fifteen years.
And I had not got
a gold watch and chain, which was another, still better--and he had promised me one from London only the day before, which was a third, best of all.
Gradgrind greatly tormented his mind about what the people read in this library: a point whereon little rivers of tabular statements periodically flowed into the howling ocean of tabular statements, which no diver ever got
to any depth in and came up sane.