trotty withdrew, resumed his seat by the fire, and once more listened by himself.
"They broke in like a grace, my dear," said trotty, taking his seat.
It broke from that weak prison in a rush of tears; and trotty put his hands before his face.
You never in all your life saw anything like trotty after this.
trotty thought at first, that several had risen to eject the man; and hence this change in its appearance.
"Ay," returned Will, putting a hand on each of trotty's shoulders.
"Seem to, my Pet," said trotty, falling to with great vigor.
trotty knew he spoke the Truth in this, and shook his head to signify as much.
It was a very low and mournful strain—a Dirge—and as he listened, trotty heard his child among the singers.
He spoke as he had spoken on the night when trotty found him in the street.