Hals


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Hals

Frans . ? 1580--1666, Dutch portrait and genre painter: his works include The Laughing Cavalier (1624)
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But this is not the story of Windpeter Winters nor yet of his son Hal who worked on the Wills farm with Ray Pearson.
There were three of the Winters boys in that family, John, Hal, and Edward, all broad-shouldered big fellows like old Windpeter himself and all fighters and woman-chasers and generally all-around bad ones.
As though understanding his thoughts, Hal Win- ters spoke up.
Hal sensed it and because that was his way he laughed.
He knew there was only one thing to say to Hal Winters, son of old Windpeter Winters, only one thing that all his own training and all the beliefs of the people he knew would approve, but for his life he couldn't say what he knew he should say.
After the talk with Hal he hadn't returned to the cornfield but worked about the barn.
Certainly," said Hal, with freezing politeness, taking hold of the gee-pole with one hand and swinging his whip from the other.
But Mercedes interfered, crying, "Oh, Hal, you mustn't," as she caught hold of the whip and wrenched it from him.
Rest be blanked," said Hal, with his beardless lips; and Mercedes said, "Oh
A third time the attempt was made, but this time, following the advice, Hal broke out the runners which had been frozen to the snow.
Hal and his sister and brother-in-law listened unwillingly, pitched tent, and overhauled the outfit.
Charles and Hal went out in the evening and bought six Outside dogs.