Don't you think if you wos to tell him that Gascoyne is yer father he would side with us?
And which it is to be took into account that if it wos, it wouldn't, even then, be all o' one side.
I'll bet any man a week's grog that they wos bought cheap in a dockyard sale o' rotten grub, by order o' the Admiralty.
But there wos a brat all rags and dirty face and sauce as I was when you saw me fust.
I hope you do be well off now, and don't be living so gay as you wos.'
However, as Mr. Weller says: “It wos to be, and—it wos,” or we should have had no story and no laugh.
wos it Nature give Mudford his millions, and three bob a day to poor me?
“Well, we wos,” replied Tim, with a faint touch of sarcasm in his tone.
Maxwell and 'im wos old friends accordin' to their talk, but Morgan wos a new pal, and it wos 'im as tackled Louis at billiards.
They wos sewed up in a chest-pertecter an' I kep' them just for spite!