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  • Expanding his chest to its fullest extent, Crockett threw back his head and roared, Why, you infarnal varmint!

    Nevermore

  • But I managed to pull loose from his infarnal grip and give him a real sock-dolager straight to the snout.

    Nevermore

  • 'Barnum!' he cried, 'you infarnal old humbug -- that California golden pigin is a darned swindle!

    The Continental Monthly, Vol 2, No 6, December 1862 Devoted to Literature and National Policy

  • He'll never get none o 'thet infarnal drink till he comes back ag'in to Providence, fur I never allows a drop

    Fritz and Eric The Brother Crusoes

  • Howsomever, the crittur did'nt speak on his own knowledge; and that infarnal Stackpole was just ripe from the North side.

    Nick of the Woods

  • Why, you infarnal, sneakin 'whelp of an alligator, whar's your conscience?

    Hatchie, the Guardian Slave; or, The Heiress of Bellevue

  • "He's the only critter among you as has got any sense," snarled the ferryman; "for he's the only one who didn't ask to be taken across this infarnal river!"

    Chasing an Iron Horse Or, A Boy's Adventures in the Civil War

  • As he descended the short companion-ladder he turned round and observed with a comical look, "I say, Harry, I hope there ain't no stray sarpents knocking about in this here neighbourhood; 'twould be uncommon awk'ard for us to have one of they chaps waiting for us ahead and that infarnal brig still in sight astarn."

    For Treasure Bound

  • "There be some men, I allow, so infarnal mean they'll do a mean thing just 'cause they _like_ to do it, and it might be he's one of them."

    The Lost Trail

  • "'Cordin' to yer own showin ', one of them infarnal copper-gals was at the bottom of the hull business, and it's like as not the men knowed about it, too, and didn't _want_ to catch the gal!"

    The Lost Trail

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