And what Captain Bolter said he meant: for he was a strong and self-willed man.
He had been a bolter himself when young—had run away from home.
"Well, so far as I can see, Bolter has not been running away," he said thoughtfully.
A wealthy Victorian was arrested as a Tasmanian bolter while I was in the colony.
Bolter turned out a great acquisition, ‘medium,’ or what not.
They sent for me, an' Mr. Bolter gave me a good job with 'er.
Mr. Bolter hexpects me to give hundivided hattention to 'er.
But for his poverty Bolter would have been a good tenant enough.
Without another moment for reflection, he urged Bolter on, waded through the river, and dashed helter-skelter towards the wood.
The boy shuddered, then literally shook himself as he urged Bolter on again to begin investigations.