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sawyer

a person who saws timber for a living
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'So we should,' replied Bob Sawyer, 'but the brandy was too good to leave in a hurry; wasn't it, Ben?'
'So I do,' replied Bob Sawyer. And so, to do him justice, he did.
'Nearly,' replied Sawyer, helping himself to half a fowl as he spoke.
'No,' replied 'Bob Sawyer; 'can't afford expensive luxuries.'
'Can't, indeed,' rejoined Bob Sawyer, 'I wouldn't mind a brain, but I couldn't stand a whole head.'
Bob Sawyer glanced mutual distrust out of the corners of their eyes.
Bob Sawyer; who, enlivened with the brandy, and the breakfast, and the talking, gradually ripened into a state of extreme facetiousness, and related with much glee an agreeable anecdote, about the removal of a tumour on some gentleman's head, which he illustrated by means of an oyster-knife and a half-quartern loaf, to the great edification of the assembled company.
Bob Sawyer adjusted his skates with a dexterity which to Mr.
These antics were solely the result of nervous irritation, a mood born of Miss Miranda Sawyer's stiff, grim, and martial attitude.
I asked her if she reckoned Tom Sawyer would go there, and she said not by a considerable sight.
Then I slipped down to the ground and crawled in among the trees, and, sure enough, there was Tom Sawyer waiting for me.
"You ought to be ashamed of yourself, Tom Sawyer; you know you're going to tell on me, and oh, what shall I do, what shall I do!