So mayhaps one of you larned gents can make sense of this for me:
Why in tarnation are the posse sayin’ this isn’t something they like to see folks doin’? He saved the skins of four youngun’s. It’s a blessed stroke of luck he took no harm hisself, but even if he’d been squarshed like a bug, he’d have wound up a hero in my book. It would have been jess like them Birkumhead fellers we like to sing about.