But though toonie went that way every evening on his road home from work, never once had he been able to spy them.
And at that toonie threw up both hands and let go his courage, and turned and tried to run down the hill.
But when they found that toonie still held him, quickly they all let go.
And so she cried until her child was born and named little toonie in memory of his lost father.
toonie could not understand what the old fellow meant, and he could not speak to him.
He sprang up, and poured it upon toonie's tongue; and as the fairy dew touched it, "Now speak!"
As for toonie, he went on right over the top of Drundle Head, keeping his eyes well to the right; but never a fairy did he see.
When her husband did not return, toonie's wife became a kind of a widow.
toonie, when his second failure came home to him, was quite vexed with himself for his folly and mismanagement.
The little elderly man slipped from his side, disappearing suddenly among the bushes, and toonie went on alone.