small, a person named in our Lord's ancestry (Luke 3:26).
As they wor walkin on, Sammy put t'last bit into his maath an' sed, "mother, can yo tell me why is old Sally like that rockstick?"
Owd Jacob spit his teah aght ov his maath as sooin as he tasted it.
He twisted raand as if to see What sooart o' covy aw cud be, An' grinned wi sich a maath at me,It threw me sick!
Shoo gate a drop into her maath, but it coom aght agean sharper nor it went in; aw thowt her heart ud come up.
When owd Stooansnatch saw that he lauped aght of his cheer, fooamin at th' maath like a mad dog.
He nivver spake, but tuk th' shell in his hand, an oppen'd his maath an sukt it in.