Great Expectations Chapter 9 Page 15


“It's a terrible thing, Joe; it ain't true.”

“What are you telling of, Pip?” cried Joe, falling back in the greatest amazement. “You don't mean to say it's — ”

“Yes I do; it's lies, Joe.”

“But not all of it? Why sure you don't mean to say, Pip, that there was no black welwet co — eh?” For, I stood shaking my head. “But at least there was dogs, Pip?

Come, Pip,” said Joe, persuasively, “if there warn't no weal-cutlets, at least there was dogs?”

“No, Joe.”