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  • Pretty innerestin 'listenin' to, an 'watchin', that prison guard drawl-on about the prison-guard world.

    My Name is Earl

  • It's me lyin 'there in a fine shoot iv clothes an' listenin 'to all th' nice things people are sayin 'about me.

    Observations By Mr. Dooley

  • Instead iv lollin 'on a sofy an' listenin 'to th' song iv th 'mockin' bur-rd in th 'pommygranite threes while ladies fr'm th' chorus iv 'Th' Black Crook 'fanned him with fans iv peacock feathers, th' mis'rable old haythen was locked up in a garret with a revolver in his hand ready to shoot anny wan that come next or near him.

    Mr. Dooley Says

  • I saw young Steiner standin 'listenin' above me, an ', man, he used language provocative of a breach o' the peace.

    The Day's Work - Volume 1

  • Why, even when I went to meetin ',' stead o 'listenin', to the minister, I was lookin 'out the places about them as go down to the sea in ships, ye know, and' that leviathan whom Thou hast made, 'and all that.

    Captain January

  • She sets up thar, they tell me, in easy, roustabout clothes, an 'attends to the business of the day -- sech as readin' the mail, answerin 'letters, an' listenin 'to complaints from overseers an' land-renters.

    Dixie Hart

  • "Jes 'listenin' ter that beautiful readin '," he grinned, his long yellow tobacco-stained teeth all bare in a facial contortion that essayed a smile, his distended lips almost failing of articulation.

    The Ordeal A Mountain Romance of Tennessee

  • I'se tried wid all my might 'er keep de people awake an' listenin ', and I'se gettin' dun beat out.

    The Earth Trembled

  • a couple o 'minutes, wonderin' what to do, an 'listenin' to the hoss gittin 'furder and furder away in the direction of the cross-roads.

    Green Fancy

  • 'How fookin' real is that} 'So I'm sittin' there, watchin 'her smoke me fags an' listenin 'to her talk, an' like I say, I realize that my new mission in life has leapt fully formed inta me brain.

    High Society

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