He was tempted to say he saw it fall, but she might ask him “Honest Injun?”
Honest injun, now, hain't you been telling me a lot of lies?
Youll have to wait a bit, Pete; Im dead broke, honest Injun!
Thats all right, Nel; Ill keep her as straight as a die; honest Injun!
Chances are youd feel like tackling him, and trying to take it away, now wouldnt you, honest Injun?