of beer, & sounded her trump of defiance -- the
declaration that she would scald
to death the first invader --
-- The insurgents knew she would
keep her word & on that occasion
they kept their distance --

The fear of personal molestation having
subsided the family returned to their
home -- They were not however secure from
levies from by the honest Insurgents
& thefts from the dishonest. For
them all Mumbet had an aristo-
-cratic contempt -- She didnot recog-
-nise their 'new-made honor' -- but
accoutred, & decked, as they were, in epau-
-lettes & ivy-boughs, they were to
her 'Nick Bottom the weaver -- 'Robin [Thirveling?]