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The soldier shook his head. "Fancy, I suppose," he said, slowly. "I did have some idea of selling it, but I don't think I will. It has caused enough mischief already. Besides, people won't buy. They think it's a fairy tale; some of them, and those who do think anything of it want to try it first and pay me afterward."
Morris actually wants to sell the paw. He is using a little reverse psychology to indirectly tempt Mr. White into buying it. Morris certainly knows what he is doing. He is a crafty salesman.
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