Mike had been instant to read the trick of Hoke, and he helped all he could.
By and by it struck Hoke that it was time they reached the doctors dwelling.
I left no scent when I stepped into the brook, replied Hoke.
You are ready to admit, Hoke, that there are bigger fools than Zip.
Presently Hoke came plodding up from the field, and smiled as he passed her.
He passed the home of Hoke Belew and stopped there to see that all was well with them.
Hoke had gone to the station to telegraph for Bishop Towers.
"He's awake," said Cassandra quietly to Hoke, and the two men went to David.
"Hit hain't what looks like, hit's what's best fer him," said Hoke, sagely.
Jimmy was quite certain that this speaker was Hoke Simpkins.