brannigan saw that the proposal was a serious one, and his face stiffened.
Some one was telling how brannigan fixed 'em over in the Eleventh.
It is improbable that the calf had any clear comprehension of the English tongue, or even of brannigan's backwoods variant of it.
brannigan would tumble from his bunk and rush out to the rescue.
In the end it was Mrs. brannigan who found them in an old biscuit tin under some oilskins.
"Then we'll have to warm ourselves huggin' Mary," laughed brannigan.
Sweeny followed him at a little distance and spoke to the men who were sitting on brannigan's window sills.
In warm weather his endurance would have been, no doubt, equal to brannigan's.
"Then take that," yelled brannigan, aiming a terrible blow at the boy.
He felt it was good of brannigan not to have resented the suggestion as an insult.
[1903+; fr the Irish surname, for unclear reasons]