Free Joe and Other Georgian Sketches

Free Joe and Other Georgian Sketches

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Excerpt: ... repeated the brief and apparently uninteresting message, and Grandsir Hightower groaned dismally. "I dunner what sot him so ag'in' Tuck Peevy," said Abe, laughing. "Tuck's e'en about the peartest chap in the settlement, an' a mighty handy man, put him whar you will." "Why, Aberham!" exclaimed the old man, "you go on like a man what's done gone an' took leave of his sev'm senses. You dunner what sot me ag'in' the poor creetur? Why, 159 time an' time ag'in I've tol' you it's his ongodly hankerin' atter the flesh-pots. The Bible's ag'in' it, an' I'm ag'in' it. Wharbouts is it put down that a man is ever foun' grace in the cubberd?" "Well, I lay a man that works is boun' ter eat," said Abe. "Oh, I hain't no 'count
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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236727126
  • 9781236727121