"Hynes might have paid me that three shillings. I could mention Meagher's just to remind him. Still if he works that paragraph.
Two and nine. Bad opinion of me he'll have. [Money owe] Call tomorrow. How much do
I owe you? Three and nine? Two and nine, sir. Ah. Might stop him giving credit another time. Lose your customers that way. Pubs do. Fellows run up a bill on the slate and then slinking around the back streets into somewhere else.
Here's this nobleman passed before. Blown in from the bay. Just went as far as turn back. Always at home at dinnertime. Looks mangled out: had a good tuck in. Enjoying nature now. Grace after meals. After supper walk a mile. Sure he has a small bank balance somewhere, government sit." (U13.1046)