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It was answered by three colored "gemmen," two of whom modestly withdrew their application when they found where we were going, not caring to brave the chill of polar latitudes.
Left on Labrador or, The cruise of the Schooner-yacht 'Curlew.' as Recorded by 'Wash.'
I requested to see the master of the house, but was told he was at dinner with some "gemmen" of the neighborhood.
Wen he died, I said de las 'gemmen's dead, an' dere's noboddy ter step in his shoes. "
I said, gemmen, says I—I can't vork—'cause vy, I vas too veak.
You must know, gemmen, the rector of the parish was lately dead, and Sir Everhard had promised the presentation to another clergyman.
You cannot imagine, gemmen, what an effect this strange ceremony had upon the people who were assembled.
Why, the gemmen in the House would leave Pitt himself, if he were alive, to come to my pit.
I leave you to guess, gemmen, what were his feelings at this instant.
In what manner he spent his time in London, it is none of my business to inquire; thof I know pretty well what kind of lives are led by gemmen of your Inns of Court. —
"Der ye tink Massa Davy wud broke his word, sar?" said the old negress, bridling up her bent form, and speaking in a tone in which indignation mingled with wounded dignity; "p'raps gemmen do dat at de Norf -- dey neber does it har."
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