hands to the music or hummed a low, monotonous melody.
ease and expedition that showed he was well acquainted with them.
He threw open the door of a back-room, and drew Oliver in after
The walls and ceiling of the room were perfectly black with age
and dirt. There was a deal table before the fire: upon which
were a candle, stuck in a ginger-beer bottle, two or three pewter
pots, a loaf and butter, and a plate. In a frying-pan, which was
on the fire, and which was secured to the mantelshelf by a
string, some sausages were cooking; and standing over them, with