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  • "Mind he don't lick you, Eely," cried one of the boys at the window.

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  • "I think old Eely Burr had better mind what he's up to, or he'll find he has made a mistake."

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  • "If you call me Eely again, I'll punch your head."

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  • I wish I had known that when old Eely was giving it to me t'other day.

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  • "If they weren't here, I'd punch your ugly head," whispered Eely, and they all three went out, leaving us two alone in the great schoolroom, with the ushers at one end, and the Doctor, contrary to his usual custom, still in his desk at the other.

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  • "Rabbits to-night, and some day such a licking for old Eely and Dicksee."

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  • His is a nose that a tap will swell up, and when old Eely regularly hammered till it was soft, it looked dreadful, and when he said he'd go straight to the Doctor, Eely hammered him again till he went down on his knees and begged Eely's pardon, and promised to say it was done by a cricket-ball.

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  • "Did Eely tell you to come and ask?" said Mercer, glancing toward where

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  • "That we shall be able to knock Eely and Dicksee into the middle of next week."

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  • We call him Eely, because he's such a lanky, thin, snaky chap. I say, his father's a tailor in Cork Street, he's got such lots of clothes in his box.

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