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tramp

a merchant ship that does not run between ports on a regular schedule but carries cargo wherever the shippers desire
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Resting by the wayside a little later, the Tramp carved upon the smooth bark of a birch-tree the words, "John Gump, Champion Genius.
Yes, it was stupid of me not to have thought of it," I answered, offering no explanation of the dead bee which at the moment I espied a little away in the grass, and saying nothing of the merry tramp and the melancholy musician.
And I sat back and marvelled secretly at this encyclopaedic-minded man, this Leith Clay-Randolph, this common tramp who made himself at home in my den, charmed such friends as gathered at my small table, outshone me with his brilliance and his manners, spent my spending money, smoked my best cigars, and selected from my ties and studs with a cultivated and discriminating eye.
Tramp -- tramp -- tramp; that's the dead; tramp -- tramp -- tramp; they're coming after me; but I won't go.
The Manila she'd struck her gait, and she hild ut, an' prisintly along come a tramp, an' Counahan spoke her.
You seem to be just such another tramp as myself, but perhaps the gods will give us better luck by and by.
So Ole jumped down and crawled under one of the wagons for shade, and the tramp got on the machine.
As a tramp, I was behind the scenes of society--aye, and down in the cellar.
But this tramp only asked--"Were any of these heroes men of science?
They slept where they could, sometimes in an empty truck on a siding near the station, sometimes in a cart behind a warehouse; but it was bitterly cold, and after an hour or two of uneasy dozing they would tramp the streets again.
It was not easy, that backward tramp through the jungle, especially as night had fallen.
He was classed as a tramp, sentenced, and sent to live in Siberia.