The Son of Anak, otherwise Rufus the Blue-Eyed, and also plebeianly known as Tots, rioted with him from brier-rose path to farthest orchard, scalped him in the haymow with barbaric yells, and once, with pharisaic zeal, was near to crucifying him under the attic roof beams.
"Do you know, Anak, you can't appreciate the joy of being the buffoon, playing the clown.
"And, Anak, it was the local color that did for me.
"And cash it was made, thirty PLUNKS (a plunk is a dollar, my dear Anak), and I pulled my freight .
You see, Anak, it's a habit I can't shake off of leaving vivid memories behind.
Take my word for it, Anak, it was a blow-out memorable in Trampdom to this day.
"Returning to the original conversation, don't you find, Anak, that though Loria handles the bipartition of the revenues with scrupulous care, he yet omits one important factor, namely--"
By some naturalists who have vaguely heard rumors of the mysterious creature, here spoken of, it is included among the class of cuttle-fish, to which, indeed, in certain external respects it would seem to belong, but only as the Anak
of the tribe.
I, also, though a small-sized man, went to work like a son of Anak
. The coachman, too, with the blood still streaming from his nose, tugged and toiled most manfully, dreading, doubtless, that the next blow might break his head.