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  • An 'when me'n de ole man come home from de funeral -- dey buried him in de white folks' buryin'-groun, 'long side o' Miss May's little gal what died -- an 'put a tombstone at de head -- when we come home from de funeral dat night, de ole man look at de baby on my lap an' he say, 'Delphy, honey,' he say, 'I think disher baby mout be name _Grief_.'

    Connor Magan's Luck and Other Stories

  • But I go in for lettin 'folks believe what they've got a mind to; an' when it cornea t 'buryin' 'em it's only square t 'give 'em th' sort of send-off that they'd really like.

    The Aztec Treasure-House

  • Regairdin 'this noo kirkyaird bisness, I think it's ridic'lous to spend the toon's bawbees buyin' buryin 'grund for fowk that's no' deid.

    My Man Sandy

  • All the little poor Mona had managed to save went in carin 'for her sick daughter an' buryin 'her when she died.

    The Alchemist's Secret

  • That'd do instead o 'buryin' the dead ones, and it'd give us a light to get away by.

    Told in the East

  • Her questions elicited the information that they were returning from the "buryin '" of the Widow Miller.

    The Call of the Cumberlands

  • You see, 'Liza was a great hand for deaths an' buryin's; an '' as for funerals, she'd ruther go to 'em than eat.

    Tiverton Tales

  • You see, 'Liza was a great hand for deaths an' buryin's; an 'as for funerals, she'd ruther go to 'em than eat.

    Tiverton Tales

  • Our cust'mary precaution iv dhrawin 'in th' pickets afther nightfall an 'buryin' our rifles, which had repeatedly failed in th 'past owin' to th 'caution iv th' Boers, wurruked admirably.

    Observations By Mr. Dooley

  • But now an 'then my mind goes back to that ol' buryin 'plot,

    The Complete Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar

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