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  • "Squar 'ninety tens, my huckleberry, an' all won fa'r, you bet."

    Deadwood Dick, The Prince of the Road or, The Black Rider of the Black Hills

  • It ain't fa'r -- no, it's not fa'r to shet me up in de groun 'for what I ain't done.

    Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 22, November, 1878 of Popular Literature and Science

  • Two Kentucky captains (and one of them a south-side man, too,) whipped in fa'r fight, and by nothing better than brutish

    Nick of the Woods

  • "Strannger," said the guide, without budging an inch, "you have axed me a question; and, according to the fa'r rule of the woods, it's my right to ax you another."

    Nick of the Woods

  • And besides, didn't that etarnal old Bruce fob me off with a beast good for nothing, and talk big to me besides? and warn't that all fa'r provocation?

    Nick of the Woods

  • But I'll stand anything from you, 'cause how, you down'd my house in a fa'r tussle, and you helped the captain thar that helped me out of trouble.

    Nick of the Woods

  • You'd scarce believe it, mom, "he continued, addressing Edith herself," but the young brute did actually take the scalp of a full-grown Shawnee before he war fourteen y'ar old, and that in fa'r fight, whar thar war none to help him.

    Nick of the Woods

  • You ain't never had no proper eddicatin 'an' now it's a-goin 'to begin for fa'r.

    Peggy Stewart at School

  • He'd shoot a man, honey, ef he jass s'picion him to grin out de cornder his eye at him; an 'to stan' up dah wid de whole county fa'r roahin 'at him -- it's de God's mussy be did'n have no ahms wid him, dat night!

    The Two Vanrevels

  • He fa'r jump, he did; an 'den bimeby Mist' Vanrevel he say dat no man oughter be given de pilverige to sell another, ner to wollop him wid a blacksnake, whether he 'buse dat pilverige er not.

    The Two Vanrevels

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