I went an' done all I could t' cheer 'im up, an' that's all the thanks I git fer it.
Anybody would think to 'ear 'im there wasn't any other plyce in the world!
Only people 'ud call 'im Perce, of course, an' that would be 'orrible.
"You seemed pretty keen abaht seein' 'im," he remarked conclusively.
Softly, softly, said the Doctor; Im not so sure they have gone.
"Dass whuh day laid 'im an' dass whuh he lie," the old negro continued.
The cabman druv 'im to somewhere on South Street, by the wharves.
There's mony aboot 'im 'at'll be sair eneuch upon 'im, but nane the wiser for that!
And noo that we hae the mither o' 'im, we'll get on faumous!
He canna dee again for ane 'at wudna turn til 'im i' this life!