The Bowery thug and yeggman are much more dangerous enemies to society than the average gipsy.
Before the yeggman could make reply the girl spoke up quickly.
The yeggman, a strongly built slow talking man, looked like a skilled mechanic of a locomotive engineer.
It reminded him very much of his friend the yeggman in New York.
"Old gent, if you think it's a joke jest let me ketch you lowerin' them arms of yourn," answered back the yeggman.
The seasoned "yeggman," constitutionally and on principle opposed to toil, rarely works.