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that venerable old gentleman, might
have danced a hornpipe in my pockets
without hurting his shins, when a con-
stable came in and said Mr Frost, I believe
you are strapped ? Faith, I am said I
and no mistake ; well said he will you
accept of a couple of dollars you can do
nothing in Port Arthur without money.
I will said I and thank you kindly for
your offer. The next day In taking off
my Jacket the Dollars met and jingled.
oh, said the hut- keeper, you should never
let silver jingle in the ears of a thief, it
puts awkward notions in his head. I have
seen the constable in England several times
and I have not forgotten the two dollars.
one day some months ago, some one knocked
at he door, and there stood my old friend, I
had forgotten him, completely, he asked me
for something, I refused having had for
some time more of these applications than

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