He was owned by an oysterman by the name of Jos. Carter, who lived near Portsmouth.
The cheerful motto of the oysterman is, "The muddier the water the fatter the oyster."
The best interests of the oysterman and the consumer demand a better method of regulation of this industry.
"That was the oysterman who passed us," said Milly, with a pale face.
He also had been owned by the oysterman alluded to above; had been captain of one of his oyster-boats, until recently.
And by sheer strength he forced the oysterman out of the room.
He communicated the information to Gus and old Dan, and the oysterman went off to tidy up his boat for the trip.
"I'd frighten him if I got hold of him," muttered the oysterman, with a villanous scowl.
I wonder what sort of a woman you'd ever be fond of, oysterman!
"That's the way they do us poor hard-working coves," grumbled the oysterman.