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Hals

Frans . ? 1580--1666, Dutch portrait and genre painter: his works include The Laughing Cavalier (1624)
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Hal Winters, his fellow employee, was a young fellow.
But this is not the story of Windpeter Winters nor yet of his son Hal who worked on the Wills farm with Ray Pearson.
Hal was the worst of the lot and always up to some devilment.
Hal went to work on the Wills farm because there was a country school teacher out that way who had taken his fancy.
And so these two men, Ray and Hal, were at work in a field on a day in the late October.
As though understanding his thoughts, Hal Win- ters spoke up.
She shook her head decidedly, and Charles and Hal put the last odds and ends on top the mountainous load.
"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!" in pain and sorrow at the oath.
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 Clayton dropped off pretty soon, but I didn't; I wasn't ever so wide awake in my life.