"Look here, Dinah," said Binks, as he opened a questionable egg at

breakfast, "is this the freshest egg you can find?"

"Naw, suh," replied Dinah. "We done got a haff dozen laid diss mornin',

suh, but de bishop's comin' down hyar in August, suh, and we's savin'

all de fresh aigs for him, suh."

"Here's a health to thee and thine

From the hearts of me and mine;

And when thee and thine

Come to see me and mine,

May me and mine make thee and thine

As welcome as thee and thine

Have ever made me and mine."