could touch him or come near him on any scent! Eh?'
'Not one,' replied Master Bates, in a voice rendered husky by
'Then what do you talk of?' replied Fagin angrily; 'what are you
''Cause it isn't on the rec-ord, is it?' said Charley, chafed
into perfect defiance of his venerable friend by the current of
his regrets; ''cause it can't come out in the 'dictment; 'cause
nobody will never know half of what he was. How will he stand in
the Newgate Calendar? P'raps not be there at all. Oh, my eye,