A lick now an again ud do _him_ noa harm -- a cantankerous yoong rascot -- pert an proud, like t 'passon's pig, I say.'
They should be returning now, to passon the lessons and bring back squadrons trained in our bloodily bought experience.
This passon had a daughter who wuz sweet as sugar candy,
'They two dogs, they be summat like a couple o' wild b'ys; they keeps the passon and the mistress in, not for to say hot water, but bilin 'water, for the livelong day!' constantly declared Binks, who was the handy-man at the Vicarage, and, in fact, handy-man at the little church as well, he being both factotum and sexton.
And as for the bits o 'birds an' beasts well, I've heard the old passon -- Mr. Vesey himself -- say, an 'I never forget the words, as --