Exit Le Van.
eye and would have administered into him an
unquestionable licking, had not Waterman and
Mrs. Boley most unjustifiably prevented it. Mrs.
Butler�s name was mixed up in the row, too, so
Boweryem says. So the Beast with the pur-
ple mazzard has purged the house of his presence:
I never met a more purely odious person in
my pretty large experience. It appears that
he and the Irishwoman, Ham, have not been
on speaking terms for a long time. I suppose
Red Phiz wanted to play the �full-acorned
boar,� without the performance of the stipulated
amount of treatings, lyings, slowerings and
other mastifications, which the she-dog considered
her due. There is but one woman in this
house who has the slightest claim to the title of
lady � little Geary. And the daughter is a good
girl. Probably the honestest and
cheeriest person in the house is Mary the ro-
bustuous Irish chambermaid � Mary who cuts
the broadest jokes with the men-boarders and never
affects an atom of delicacy.