Great Expectations Chapter 15 Page 10

taking hold of his coat, “don't go on in that way.

I never thought of making Miss Havisham any present.”

“No, Pip,” Joe assented, as if he had been contending for that, all along; “and what I say to you is, you are right, Pip.”

“Yes, Joe; but what I wanted to say, was, that as we are rather slack just now, if you would give me a half-holiday to-morrow, I think I would go uptown and make a call on Miss Est — Havisham.”

“Which her name,” said Joe, gravely, “ain't Estavisham, Pip, unless she have been rechris'ened.”

“I know, Joe, I know.