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  • Feller with swell folks way down east, an 'who guesses the on'y sort o' farmin 'worth a cuss is done in Ju Penrose's saloon.

    The Forfeit

  • "Faith, he has a power o '_blasthogue_ about him sure enough," said the former speaker, "if that could do him any good, but he isn't fit to hould a candle to Michael Coghlan in the regard o 'farmin'."

    Stories of Comedy

  • I bought eggs an 'honey an' pelts of all sorts, an 'peddled notions an' farmin 'tools.

    Uncle Terry A Story of the Maine Coast

  • There's money in this kind of farmin ', and no work, nuther, to mention.'

    John Gayther's Garden and the Stories Told Therein

  • I ain't a-goin 'to ask him nothin' – you may ask him what you like to ask him – but I don't think he'll tell you much that'll make you and me wiser in the matter o 'farmin'.

    Queechy

  • "The less he has to do with that heap of corn the bigger it'll be -- that's my idee, _I_ ain't agoin 'to ask him nothin' -- you may ask him what you like to ask him -- but I don't think he'll tell you much that'll make you and me wiser in the matter o 'farmin'."

    Queechy

  • a cucumber from a watermelon, and how 'farmin' 'was a good excuse for doin' nothin ', and such.

    The Woman-Haters: a yarn of Eastboro twin-lights

  • Bein 'farmin' season now it seems as if I can't never get t 'town. "

    The Wind Before the Dawn

  • We ain't goin 'to have any mixin' of religion an 'farmin' in THIS neighbourhood. "

    The Friendly Road: New Adventures in Contentment

  • You, that might be supposed to have _some_ knowledge o 'farmin'! "

    Hocken and Hunken

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