Sheldon


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Shel·don

(shel'dŏn),
J.H., English pediatrician, 1920-1964. See: Freeman-Sheldon syndrome.
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In the morning David Sheldon decided that he was worse.
The bell had hardly rung, sending the labourers into the fields, when Sheldon had a visitor.
"Me savvee you good fella, Seelee," Sheldon said, as the chief gulped down a quarter-tumbler of raw trade-gin.
Under Sheldon's directions the house-boys handcuffed the prisoner, by hands and feet, around one of the pile supports of the house.
Sheldon gave the keys of the handcuffs to a house-boy, who went under the house and loosed the prisoner.
"You fella Narada, you fella Billy, take um this fella boy along tree and make fast, hands high up," was Sheldon's command.
"Ten fella three times, Billy," Sheldon said encouragingly, though there was a certain metallic rasp in his voice.
Sheldon was selecting the worst characters for the lesson.
Sheldon picked up the rifle that had leaned against the rail, and cocked it.
"Astoa," Sheldon said, seizing the psychological moment, "I count three fella time.
And Sheldon knew that when he had counted three he would drop him in his tracks.
When the last of the gang, including the two howling culprits, had passed out through the compound gate, Sheldon sank down half- fainting on his couch.