By the time I got away from 'im I was 'arf stunned; an' I 'ad to go again in the evenin'!
No, miss, not yet—only 'arf of me, the other 'arf belongs upstairs.
When I left he'd got 'arf a bottle of whisky in front of 'im.'
There's many a swell bloke 'ud give 'arf a dollar for that to put 'is baccy in.
He didn't 'arf chaff me, and away I comes, leaving him on guard for the last time.
He was in 'ere only 'arf an hour ago, standing in this very bar.
"'That'll be 'arf a pint," said Erb, always the business man.
I 'ad to walk all the way, and, by the time I got there, I was 'arf melted.
"I waited for 'im four-an'-an-'arf 'ours, an' 'e didn't turn up," she informed me next day.
Not arf such a curiosity as if it 'ad 'ad a black 'ed be'ind.