He didn't much more than come up to Harve's shoulder and even if the lick had landed, it wouldn't have dented Harve hardly.
It was this way (you're rowin' quite so, Harve), an' I tell you 'cause it's right you orter know.
"Harve never was much account for anything practical, and he shore was never fond of work," began the coal-and-lumber dealer.
And Harve without a word, up and hauled off and smacked him down as flat as a flinder.
He laid there on the ground a minute, sort of stunned, and then up he got and surprised everybody by making a rush for Harve.
In a second Harve had him tripped and thrown and was down on him bashing in his face for him.
Harve Riggs, I told you the day before I left home that nothing you could do or say mattered to me.
Then Helen saw Harve Riggs enter, burdened with much luggage.
Nothing pays like that, Harve, and it's bound to pay more and more each year in our country—in business and in politics.
"Why, the ole man says Harve's done right well lately," he chirped.