Even if they hed we would not hev heard it, fur the wind and the surf beatin' on the reef would hev drowned it.
“They hev to, I reckon,” he said with a fine semblance of cheerfulness.
Her idee was that if he'd sold his land for a lot o' money, an' hadn't spent a cent, he must hev it yit.
I know it, Dave, but you hev a sweet little gal who will make you happy.
It goes hard agin my old woman to hev all this here dust and cobwebs.
He'd be so crazy he'd hev them claws o' his'n 'round my throat in a jiffy.
An' I never rightly understood it, until—until the sad thing happened you'll hev' heerd of.
They'll hev to get up early in the mornin' to beat him at his own game.
"You oughter told him that, and mebbe he'd hev come over with yer," returned Rawlins.
"I hev thorns, too," she said with conviction, and Donald doubted it—then.