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  • No, no, it could not be that -- he couldn't have caught pneumonia just through getting wet that time -- she had got wet a dunnamany times and not been tuppence the worse ... his lungs were not weak in that way -- it was the London fogs that had disagreed with them, the doctor had said so, and had sent him away from town, to the Marsh and the rain ....

    Joanna Godden

  • 'Then I saw -- then, they say, she had to brace back same as if she was wadin' in tide-water; for the Pharisees just about flowed past her -- down the beach to the boat, I dunnamany of 'em -- with their wives an 'childern an' valooables, all escapin 'out of cruel Old England.

    Puck of Pook's Hill

  • Dunnamany (I do not know how many): "There was a dunnamany people come to see that gurt hog of mine when she was took bad, and they all guv it in as she was took with the information.

    Highways & Byways in Sussex

  • -- And seeing all the dunnamany kisses she's given to another man, reckon she won't grudge me this one poor kiss I've given the woman I've loved without clasp or kiss for fifteen years. "

    Joanna Godden

  • ‘Then I saw — then, they say, she had to brace back same as if she was wadin’ in tide-water; for the Pharisees justabout flowed past her — down the beach to the boat, _I_ dunnamany of ’em — with their wives an’ children an’ valooables, all escapin’ out of cruel Old England.

    Puck of Pook’s Hill

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