"I'm feeling very, very, _very_ well, my Lord Dook, Mr. V.V. On'y I decided I'd spend to-day lazyin 'at my writin'-desk, readin' over my billy-doox from peers of the rellum, 'stead of working my hands and legs off in that nasty, _nasty_, NASTY --"
For instance: at a rustic dance in that state a Kentuckian said to an acquaintance of mine, in reply to his asking the name of a very fine girl, "That's my sister, stranger; and I flatter myself that she shows the _nastiest_ ankle in all Kentuck" -- _Unde derivatur_, from the constant rifle-practice in that state, a good shot or a pretty shot is termed also a nasty shot, because it would make a _nasty_ wound:
He connected them with what he called the nasty newfangled method of leaving a cloth on the table, as though to warn people that they were not to sit long.
And after her there was Billy Pearce, with one of his regular sore throats and his rather bad - tempered mum, and Mrs. Platt from the shop with what she called a nasty sharp pain inside.
Very well, then, but I have what you call a nasty one for you.