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Sir Sedley, at last, looking up in her face and smiling, said: 'A'n't you shockingly tired?'
"A'n't no use lett'n 'sich holes as these' ere go, if 't is Sunday!" replied the old woman.
'A'n't nobody,' he replied indignantly, as who should say, Who _can_ be ahead of the invincible Bulger Guards.
The Continental Monthly, Vol 6, No 5, November 1864 Devoted To Literature And National Policy
A'n't ye 'shamed -- you, a black man -- to have no more pluck and make cause wid de Egyptians?
African belonging to his father, though a faithful man, would perpetually insist on doing his work in his own way, and being asked the threatening question, "A'n't you going to mind?" would answer, with spirit, "No, a'n't gwine to!" and the master desisted!
"A'n't he a stunner?" said my disrespectable friend, the master of the shop.
And the delighted ladies, prone as the dear creatures often are to be pleased with jingle that they don't understand, exclaim: 'A'n't he delightful!'
The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No 4, August, 1864 Devoted To Literature And National Policy
A'n't we told to help our neighbor's sheep out o 'the ditch on the
"A'n't to home: may I ride?" cried Taddy, all in a breath.
The sun struck into her face as she looked up at him, and made her frown with a knot between her brows that pulled her eyes still closer together, and she asked, with no direct reference to his shirt-sleeves, -- "A'n't you forcing the season?"
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