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  • "I sh'll make a business o 'findin' out abaout this thing yit," she said.

    Ramona

  • Old Gaffer be over proud o 'findin' ye, but old Gaffer be dodderin '-- dodderin' 'e be, an' fulish wi 'years;' e'd ha 'done much better to ha' left ye alone

    The Broad Highway

  • "Or, worse, she'll be comin 'in here an' findin 'out what's goin' on."

    Boy Scouts in Mexico; or on Guard with Uncle Sam

  • But she wouldn't drink none herself, an 'the hard trip in the heat and sand carryin' the baby, an 'findin' the water hole dry was too much for her.

    The Winning of Barbara Worth

  • When father died I was bound I'd never let anybody know how I was left, for that spites 'em worse than anything else; but there's ways o 'findin' out, an 'they found out, hard as I fought' em!

    Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

  • Well, I finds myself away off from th 'hole I'd dropped into, an' no way o 'findin' he.

    Ungava Bob A Winter's Tale

  • I was a sight younger than I be now, and she made me imagine new things, and I got interested watchin 'her an' findin 'out what she had to say, but you couldn't get to no affectionateness with her.

    The Foreigner

  • In the daytime, when naething was heard, the masons explored ae place i 'the farm, in the hope o' findin 'oot' at the sound was caused by sic a thing as the wind playin 'on the wood in the garret.

    A Window in Thrums

  • Think uv your goin 'off to a river to trap beaver, an' findin 'nothin' thar but a saw-mill!

    The Free Rangers A Story of the Early Days Along the Mississippi

  • Also, bein 'praised by the medicine men an' older bucks for quittin 'his paleface duds; an' findin 'likewise the old-time blanket an' breech-clout healthful an 'saloobrious -- which Bill forgets their feel in his four years at that sem'nary -- he adheres to' em.

    Wolfville Nights

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