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  • And again the laughter pealed out long and loud, "Feathery" Joltram bending himself double with merriment, and slapping the sides of his huge legs in ecstasy.

    The Treasure of Heaven A Romance of Riches

  • And he also found out that the sturdy farmer sedately sucking his pipe in a corner, and now and then throwing in an unexpected and random comment on whatever happened to be the topic of conversation, was known as "Feathery" Joltram, though why "Feathery" did not seem very clear, unless the term was, as it appeared to be, an adaptation of

    The Treasure of Heaven A Romance of Riches

  • The Reverend Mr. Arbroath stood irresolute for a moment, wishing his chief enemy, "Feathery" Joltram, would go.

    The Treasure of Heaven A Romance of Riches

  • "Then, by the Lord!" exclaimed the irrepressible "Feathery," "All th 'atheists an' blasphemers must be a-gathered in the fold o 'the Church, for if the pazons doan't twist the Bible to suit their own ends, I'm blest if I knaw whaat else they does for a decent livin'!"

    The Treasure of Heaven A Romance of Riches

  • Matt Peke explained that old "Feathery" was a highly respected character in the "Quantocks," and not only rented

    The Treasure of Heaven A Romance of Riches

  • Each great hulking fellow doffed his cap to her and bade her a respectful "Good-night" as he passed, "Feathery" Joltram pausing a moment to utter an "aside" in her ear.

    The Treasure of Heaven A Romance of Riches

  • Here "Feathery" Joltram looked up and dumbly pointed with the stem of his pipe to a chair left vacant near the middle of the table.

    The Treasure of Heaven A Romance of Riches

  • Peke's raillery proved too much for him, and amid the loud guffaws of "Feathery" Joltram, Bill Bush and the rest, he beat a hasty retreat, and they heard his heavy footsteps go hurriedly across the passage of the "Trusty Man," and pass out into the road beyond.

    The Treasure of Heaven A Romance of Riches

  • She knows that I should make a mere boggle of her garden, -- she is equally aware that I could be no use in any way on 'Feathery' Joltram's farm -- and yet she is thoroughly annoyed and disappointed because I won't try to do what she is perfectly confident I can't do, in order that I shall rest well and be fed well for one or two days!

    The Treasure of Heaven A Romance of Riches

  • "Feathery" People mistook me for a boy a lot of the time, even when I wore dresses, lol.

    Wrong Planet Asperger / Autism Forums

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