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  • He's furious with you for getting his letter from the little fisher-boy, Dai, of course.

    Working Without a Net

  • And Trevor himself was a short, rotund man, rubicund as to face, bourgeois as to clothes and surroundings (the bisque statuette of a fisher-boy obtruded the vulgarity of its gilding and tinting from the mantel-piece), jovial in manner, indulging even in slang.

    A Lost Story

  • I can't tell a downright lie and say I left him with Alf the fisher-boy, or anything like that.

    Five Go To Smugglers Top

  • Gradually the simplicity, the silence, the very hardships of the ride soothed him; he was Medraut the fisher-boy again, and life was simple and clean.

    The Wicked Day

  • And a fisher-boy did not hold conversation with the queen, standing as straight as one of the young princes, and looking her in the eye.

    The Wicked Day

  • Once before, when for the first time the ragged fisher-boy had been brought, among the lights and colours of the palace, face to face with the queen, he had had eyes for nothing else; now in this bare and chilly room he forgot it all, and stared at her.

    The Wicked Day

  • Giles Siward's dagger, complete with its lopped topaz, he had brought back with him and left in his cell, promising the anxious fisher-boy either restoration or fair reward, but it was not yet time to speak to Aline in the matter.

    One Corpse Too Many

  • The fisher-boy taught them how to set lobster-pots, too, in the right places.

    The Adventurous Four Again

  • The twins flung themselves on the fisher-boy and hugged him, squealing in delight.

    The Adventurous Four Again

  • The fisher-boy awoke at once and sat up in alarm, expecting he knew not what.

    The Adventurous Four Again

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