Still he reflected that he would be unable to get out, and in the morning he could go for the constable.
"Six pounds if he was a gentleman: two pounds if he wasnt," said the constable.
Now, constable, do you want to hitch the other end of that arrangement on my wrist?
The constable, who knew both the farmer and his wife, nodded familiarly to them.
"I wish I was a constable ...