Dickon

Dickon

one of “nature’s gentlemen.” [Children’s Lit.: The Secret Garden]
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Marco's joy was exuberant -- but only for a mo- ment; then he grew thoughtful, then sad; and when he heard me tell Dowley I should have Dickon, the boss mason, and Smug, the boss wheelwright, out there, too, the coal-dust on his face turned to chalk, and he lost his grip.
Our Dickon, he's twelve years old and he's got a young pony he calls his own.
So she began to feel a slight interest in Dickon, and as she had never before been interested in any one but herself, it was the dawning of a healthy sentiment.
don't I wish Dickon and Phil an' Jane an' th' rest of 'em had what's here under their pinafores.
Our Dickon goes off on th' moor by himself an' plays for hours.
It was really this mention of Dickon which made Mary decide to go out, though she was not aware of it.
Tha' said it almost like Dickon talks to his wild things on th' moor.
She was almost as curious about Dickon as she was about the deserted garden.
Sell what thou wilt, Dickon,” interrupted the cheerful voice of the Judge, “so that thou leavest me my daughter and my lands.
Here, Dickon, are a few articles of Bess’ trumpery, that you can throw into your sleigh when ready; and there is also a deer of my taking, that I will thank you to bring.
But where that chimney corner might be, or who brought the coal from it,--further than that the invisible messenger seemed to respond to the name of Dickon,--I cannot tell.
I told Walt privily that she had favoured Dickon, and Dickon privily that she loved Walt.