He couch-surfed for a while and (quite infamously) even spent time sleeping in a box in Tompkins Square Park.
They were racing toward the corner of Tompkins and Myrtle avenues with Johnson at the wheel when another call came over the radio.
Several of them make direct eye contact with Tompkins while others gesture suggestively toward their crotches.
Brinsley came from behind a police cruiser parked on a busy street in the shadow of the Tompkins Public Houses.
Captain Tompkins replied, he would carry the gun along or share the fate of it.
At which Mr. Tompkins, chuckling, lighted a pipe for himself.
“Maybe it was that fellow Tompkins,” doubtfully 29 suggested Bob Gibson, when most of the other possibilities had been exhausted.
Tompkins turned and looked at me, but never noticed my correction.
There was a Mr. Tompkins in the front hall bedroom two flights up.
Governor Tompkins was the choice of the caucus for Vice-President.