But one day, after the corn had all been cut and stacked, and Tip was carrying the pumpkins to the stable, he took a notion to make a "Jack Lantern" and try to give the old woman a fright with it.
The face, when completed, could not have been considered strictly beautiful; but it wore a smile so big and broad, and was so Jolly in expression, that even Tip laughed as he looked admiringly at his work.
And then," said Tip to himself, with a laugh, "she'll squeal louder than the brown pig does when I pull her tail, and shiver with fright worse than I did last year when I had the ague
By the time this feat had been accomplished it began to grow dark, and Tip remembered he must milk the cow and feed the pigs.
During the evening, by the light of the fire in the kitchen, Tip carefully rounded all the edges of the joints and smoothed the rough places in a neat and workmanlike manner.
I don't pretend to be of the angel breed myself, and I don't thay but what, when you mith'd your tip, you'd find me cut up rough, and thwear an oath or two at you.
Nine oils, Merrylegs, missing tips, garters, banners, and Ponging, eh
He put this second one so perseveringly that a stool and twelve shillings a week were at last found for Tip in the office of an attorney in a great National Palladium called the Palace Court; at that time one of a considerable list of everlasting bulwarks to the dignity and safety of Albion, whose places know them no more.
said the poor little anxious Child of the Marshalsea, always calculating and planning for Tip, in the front rank of her charges.
I am so tired of it,' said Tip, 'that I have cut it.
But whatever Tip went into, he came out of tired, announcing that he had cut it.
Not expecting this time that what you had found would answer very well, I am less surprised and sorry than I might have been, Tip.