"Yes, sir—ma’am I mane," said the person addressed.
"Please nine and ninepence and a good halfpenny where ’twas a bad one, sir—ma’am I mane."
The hill was covered on its northern side by an ancient and decaying plantation of beeches, whose upper verge formed a line over the crest, fringing its arched curve against the sky, like a mane.
Well, a very good-hearted man were Farmer Everdene, and I being a respectable young fellow was allowed to call and see her and drink as much ale as I liked, but not to carry away any—outside my skin I mane of course.
"I don’t mind saying ’tis true, but I don’t like to say ’tis damn true, if that’s what you mane."
All I mane is that in common truth ’twas Miss Everdene and Sergeant Troy, but in the horrible so-help-me truth that ye want to make of it perhaps ’twas somebody else!
Springing down into Boldwood’s pastures, each pocketed his halter to hide it from the horses, who, seeing the men empty-handed, docilely allowed themselves to be seized by the mane, when the halters were dexterously slipped on.
You like the woman who owns that pretty hair—yes; it is pretty—more beautiful than my miserable black mane!