Bounderby,' said Jem, 'you anticipate my dearest wishes.'
Bounderby,' said Jem, turning with a smile to Louisa, 'is a noble animal in a comparatively natural state, quite free from the harness in which a conventional hack like myself works.'
These recitals, Jem, in a languid manner, received with 'charming!' every now and then; and they probably would have decided him to 'go in' for Jerusalem again to-morrow morning, had he been less curious respecting Louisa.
With these words, the speaker tapped himself on the waistcoat to intimate that he was the Jem Groves so highly eulogized; sparred scientifically at a counterfeit Jem Groves, who was sparring at society in general from a black frame over the chimney-piece; and, applying a half-emptied glass of spirits and water to his lips, drank Jem Groves's health.
'who would ventur' to cross Jem Groves under his own roof.
One evening, a week later, Anne walked down to the Point, to see if she could get some fresh fish from Captain Jim, leaving Little Jem for the first time.
"Oh, well, if Little Jem cries, I will just clap a hot water bag on his little stomach," said Susan.
'What did Jem Spyers say?' inquired the doctor; who had returned to the room shortly after the commencement of the story.
'Jem Spyers,' resumed the officer, 'for a long time said nothing at all, and listened to everything without seeming to, which showed he understood his business.
'"I'll tell you what, Jem
," said the man, in a low voice, "she does hurt me.
She'd be rare an' pleased if th' sinetifik 'speriment worked --an' so 'ud Jem
; there were two barred-tailed ones, and I could never tell them apart.'