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  • When he got in de holler, in co'se he ain't see hide ner ha'r er Brer Rabbit, an 'he beller out,

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  • Hannibal sta'ted in de house soon in de mawnin 'wid a armful er wood ter make a fier, en he hadn' mo 'd'n got 'cross de do'sill befo' his feet begun ter bu'n so dat he drap 'de armful er wood on de flo' en woke ole mis 'up an hour sooner'n yuzhal, en co'se ole mis' didn 'lak dat, en spoke sha'p erbout it.

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 1995, Memorial Issue

  • Wim'l'ton, en got drownded, en co'se he couldn 'sell' im back, much ez he'd lak ter 'bleedge Mars' Dugal '.

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 1995, Memorial Issue

  • Of co'se, pine, it's the safe-t-est splinter a person can run into a foot, on account of its carryin 'its own turpentine in with it to heal up things; but any splinter thet dast to push itself up into a little pink foot is a messenger of trouble, an' we know it.

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  • Of co'se Sonny had all his life heered me say thet I was

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  • He didn't rightly sense the situation tell it come to the part where it says: "Name this child," and, of co'se, I called out to

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  • An 'Sonny, he behaved mighty purty; set up perfec'ly ca'm an' composed thoo it all, an 'took everything in good part, though he didn't p'intedly know who was bein' baptized, 'cause, of co'se, he couldn't hear the words with the rain in his ears.

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  • Then, of co'se, I explained to him thet it couldn't never be did no mo ', 'cause it had been did, an' did 'Piscopal, which is secure.

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  • Then he commenced callin 'for Dicey, an' the dog, an 'the cat, to be did, same ez he done befo'; but, of co'se, they's some liberties thet even a innocent child can't take with the waters o 'baptism, an' the rector he got sort o 'wo'e-out and disgusted an'

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  • An 'me, thinkin' of co'se he meant the 'Piscopal Church, says:

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