And thus did the fishwiferetaliate on her niggardly customer.
The fishwife died among her fish, and Culpepper with his sword fell upon all that were near him in the market, till, his heel slipping upon a haddock, he fell, and was fallen upon by a great many men.
The fishwife again and again urged her brother to hasten his work, so eager was she to reach the wreck.
As the fishwife and her brother looked up, they saw two human beings still clinging to the remaining fragments of the ship; one was waving his hand as if to urge them to greater speed.
As she spoke, the fishwife stretched forth her neck more eagerly over the ocean, and again and again she offered up a prayer for the safety of those on board the ship which struggled below her.
On the boat came; now a vast sea threatened her with instant destruction, but the fishwife and her brother, rowing till the stout oars bent with their exertions, urged on their boat and escaped the danger.
You have come to honour an old fishwife with a visit, ladies," she said; "you are welcome.
You will not have the old fishwife as your mother; if I thought so, I would gladly take myself away where you would never see or hear of me more.
The boy was placed at the helm, and the fishwife and her brother took the oars.
In many ways the Koli fishwife is as fine and independent as her sister of Newhaven in Scotland.
The other day, a bonnie fishwife was standing on the pavement with her creel on her back.
So the fishwife brought salmon, the milkwife brought milk, the butcher brought steak, and the grocer whiskey galore; Tibbie with her best new mutch did the cooking, and they all sat down to eat and to drink and be merry.
In another Moment, except Help come, the Fishwife will be no more.