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asked the tinker, rising with great show of dignity.
Where our Sheriff has failed, and the stout Guy of Gisborne, and many more beside, it behoves not a mere tinker to succeed.
Nay," quoth the Tinker, shaking his head slowly from side to side.
So, after having paid their score, the messenger, with the Tinker striding beside his nag, started back to Nottingham again.
Tinker, flinging down the coin; it's only baronets as cares about farthings.
Take care of your farthings, old Tinker, and your guineas will come quite nat'ral.
Giles, Brittles, and the tinker, were recruiting themselves, after the fatigues and terrors of the night, with tea and sundries, in the kitchen.
At this point of the narrative the cook turned pale, and asked the housemaid to shut the door: who asked Brittles, who asked the tinker, who pretended not to hear.
At length he left school and became a tinker like his father.
He had carried Tinker Bell part of the way, and his hand was still messy with the fairy dust.
Come here, when you're called,' said the tinker, 'or I'll rip your young body open.
I was passable enough when I went with the tinker, though nothing to boast of then; but what with blowing the fire with my mouth when I was young, and spileing my complexion, and singeing my hair off, and swallering the smoke, and what with being nat'rally unfort'nate in the way of running against hot metal and marking myself by sich means, and what with having turn-ups with the tinker as I got older, almost whenever he was too far gone in drink--which was almost always--my beauty was queer, wery queer, even at that time.