Cheese-Face wanted to demur, - Martin could see that, - but Cheese- Face's old perilous pride was touched before the two gangs
It was a weird sight, there on the killing beds--a throng of stupid black Negroes, and foreigners who could not understand a word that was said to them, mixed with pale-faced, hollow-chested bookkeepers and clerks, half-fainting for the tropical heat and the sickening stench of fresh blood--and all struggling to dress a dozen or two cattle in the same place where, twenty-four hours ago, the old killing gang
had been speeding, with their marvelous precision, turning out four hundred carcasses every hour!
It was the commencement of his gang
, to be augmented, as the boat moved on, by various other merchandise of the same kind, which he, or his agent, had stored for him in various points along shore.
It's to swear to stand by one another, and never tell the gang
's secrets, even if you're chopped all to flinders, and kill anybody and all his family that hurts one of the gang
He said, some of it, but the rest was out of pirate-books and robber-books, and every gang
that was high-toned had it.
This circumstance induced Gurth to believe both that the gang
was strong in numbers, and that they kept regular guards around their place of rendezvous.
Then came the day when Hughie reprimanded one of the boys and was nearly killed by the gang
He must be going this journey to help the Bow Street officers to identify some one of our scattered gang
of whom they were in pursuit.
I lay in the shade, brushing the flies off and directing operations, while Saxtorph bossed his hospital gang
He came at length to where a steep rock intervened between him and the gang
, for he saw the light of their lantern shining up against the branches of the trees on the other side.
They went deliberately, stopping to see what each gang
was doing, as if they were on an ordinary round of inspection.
At Yea, on the other hand, the personation and robbery would ever after be attributed to a member of the gang
that had waylaid and murdered the new manager with that very object.