Uncle


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'it was a wild, gusty night when my uncle closed the bailie's door, and settling his hat firmly on his head to prevent the wind from taking it, thrust his hands into his pockets, and looking upward, took a short survey of the state of the weather.
During the latter part of his fatal illness, my poor uncle was quite incapable of speaking on any subject whatever.
When Dorothy told about the riches of this fairy country Uncle Henry would sigh, for he knew that a single one of the great emeralds that were so common there would pay all his debts and leave his farm free.
As she said that, Uncle Alec's arm came gently round her, and he drew her to him, saying, in the voice so like papa's
"You remember referring my uncle to a friend of yours and of his?"
"I want to get a situation, uncle, so that I may earn some money," said Tom, who never fell into circumlocution.
"Uncle" himself twisted up the hare, threw it neatly and smartly across his horse's back as if by that gesture he meant to rebuke everybody, and, with an air of not wishing to speak to anyone, mounted his bay and rode off.
Tomorrow Uncle Henry and I must start back for Kansas.
Soon it had entirely disappeared in the gloom, and then Dorothy gave a sigh of regret at parting with Uncle Henry and began to wonder what was going to happen to her next.
Do you think you will be able to find my uncle for me?"
"It's a lee, it's a black lee!" cried my uncle. "He was never kidnapped.
"I dreamed that I heard a voice calling me from away down in Uncle Stephen's Walk--