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  • Peggy wuz a free 'oman, en he wuz 'feard she'd cunjuh him.

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

  • So she fotch out er bottle wid some cunjuh medicine in it, en po'd some out in a go'd fer

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

  • En Chloe showed 'im how ter git unner de house, en w'en he had put de cunjuh-doll on de sill he went 'long back ter de qua'ters -- en des waited.

    Hot-Foot Hannibal

  • So she fotch out er bottle wid some cunjuh medicine in it, en po'd some out in a go'd fer Henry ter drink.

    The Goophered Grapevine

  • She could wuk de mos 'powerfulles' kind er goopher, -- could make people hab fits er rheumatiz, er make 'em des dwinel away en die; en dey say she went out ridin 'de niggers at night, for she wuz a witch' sides bein 'a cunjuh

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

  • She could wuk de mos 'powerfulles' kind er goopher, -- could make people hab fits er rheumatiz, er make 'em des dwinel away en die; en dey say she went out ridin 'de niggers at night, for she wuz a witch' sides bein 'a cunjuh' ooman.

    The Goophered Grapevine

  • Dey 'uz a cunjuh' ooman livin 'down mongs' de free niggers on de Wim'l'ton Road, en all de darkies fum Rockfish ter Beaver Crick wuz feared uv her.

    The Goophered Grapevine

  • "'I ain' goophered nobody, ner done no cunjuh-wuk fer fifteen yer er mo; en w'en I got religion I made up my mine I wouldn 'wuk no mo' goopher.

    Po' Sandy

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