"There is little merit in this confession," quoth the bailiff sternly.
The three distinguished characters were a spendthrift, a bailiff, and a dun.
Faix, he will, Mr. McKeon; so don't let him do it; I heard him telling the bailiff.
"May ye hang him up for it, Bailiff Scroope," replied the Scot.
He was the bailiff Scroope, whom you put up to witness against me.
I understand, ...