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  • They're tryin 'to make the whul county pious, and you fellers know how their head men have jined with others around here to appint a vigilance committee to drive all such as we'uns air out'n the State.

    The Kentucky Ranger

  • Th 'gallant mules was led be a most courageous jackass, an' 'tis undhersthud that me frind Mack will appint him a brigadier-gin-ral jus 'as soon as he can find out who his father is.

    Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War

  • Seems to me; therefore, that we should appint a professor who could spin yarns for our amusement, not to say edification.

    Philosopher Jack

  • 'Two hundred pound vurth o' reduced counsels to my son-in-law, Samivel, and all the rest o 'my property, of ev'ry kind and description votsoever, to my husband, Mr. Tony Veller, who I appint as my sole eggzekiter.'

    The Pickwick papers

  • "We-all will appint a committee to frame de rules of de _see_-ance, an 'make 'em fair fo' both.

    O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1920

  • "Wall," sez I, "I'd appint your funeral to-morrow arternoon, & the

    Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 6

  • And, for this end, I moves that we appint Simon O'Rook (great applause), whose gifts in the way o 'story-tellin', or nat'ral lyin ', so to speak, is unequalled by any nat'ral philosopher on the island. "

    Philosopher Jack

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