And who do you think had cause to be spiteful agen him, steeve?
I reckon it'll be a stuffed fox your chil'ern 'll hunt, Mr. steeve; more straw in 'em than bow'ls.
Mr. Conyers was snoring aloud in his little bedroom when steeve Hargraves returned to the lodge.
Casting about in a reflective mood for a fitting person for this office, his recreant fancy hit upon steeve Hargraves the "Softy."
steeve Hargraves muttered some sulky apology, and shuffled out of the room.
He limped out upon the high-road half an hour after this, and went into the village to find steeve Hargraves.
steeve Hargraves had no doubt had pretty pickings in that liberal household.
steeve Hargraves touched his cap and went back through the grassy trail he had left, to carry this message to the trainer.
steeve Hargraves had sent the animal reeling away from him with a kick from his iron-bound clog.
"Yes, it's easy enough to understand, but it's rare and difficult to do," replied steeve Hargraves.