In front of the jailbird the only light came from within and made scant war on the lurking darkness without.
"If he's a jailbird I'll hate to see him in these parts," went on the farmer soberly.
He saw Paul in a jailbird's uniform, but while he agonized he didn't believe the tale.
I guess ye'll not be findin' anybody that will be wantin' a jailbird.
The fellers say that hes been a jailbird, an they dont want him in the house.
Poor devil, hes got all the marks of the jailbird about him.
The boy cocked one eye at him—he knew that Jurgis was a "jailbird" by his shaven head.
As though their presence had been a command for silence, a sudden hush fell over the jailbird.
Second, and a heap more important, because the jailbird had threatened Miss Beulah.
It was a situation by no means new to the four walls of the jailbird nor to the men concerned.
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