Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Joscelyn: A Tale of the Revolution >> Chapter X: The Old Tiger in His Den >> Page 100

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Novel (Romance) | The Reprint Company | 1975, 1976
Transcription I00JOSCELYN
shilling, carefully wiped it of the sand, contemplated the face of his
Majesty upon it, and deposited it in a secret pocket of his coat; then,
watching the departing horseman, he muttered gratefully to himself:
1 "Martin Joscelyn always be's a gentleman. 'Taint de fus' ob his
shillings I hab in dis pocket."