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  • I have frequently had this opportunity, and the diff'rence

    Sporting Sketches

  • 'Makes a diff'rence, havin' a decent family, 'he said.

    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

  • Not Ernest Pudding-that's for the New Chaps with their little green antennas out for the usable emanations of power, versed in American politics (knowing the diff'rence between the New Dealers of OWI and the eastern and moneyed Republicans behind OSS), keeping brain-dossiers on latencies, weaknesses, tea-taking habits, erogenous zones of all, all who might someday be useful.

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • No use to apologize, what diff'rence would it make?

    DIRGE

  • If he don't die in six months, dat don't make no diff'rence -- Providence'll provide.

    Pudd'nhead Wilson

  • Not know de diff'rence 'tween psalm tunes an nuffin else!

    Hubert's Wife A Story for You

  • Your comin 'back here to the wilds has made a kinder diff'rence t' me -- a heap of diff'rence.

    Kiddie the Scout

  • The only diff'rence betwix 'them an' the Baptis 'is that they are willin' to jine in with any other rigiment, provided allers that you let them 'pint the sappers an' miners an 'blaze out the way.

    The Bishop of Cottontown A Story of the Southern Cotton Mills

  • "And 'tis just as sure they wouldn't with Miss Ann -- though there'd be a main diff'rence in the reason why!"

    The Vision of Desire

  • "If so be that's likker, an 'ye' lows to give hit to me, if hit don't make no p'tic'lar diff'rence to you-all, I'd like to drink hit right smack outen thet-thar new-fangled bottle, jest as we be a-used to doin 'in the State o' Wilkes."

    Heart of the Blue Ridge

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