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  • "Now this is what I call livin 'high," said Johnny, in a choking voice, as he tried to eat pea-nuts, bologna sausage, and crackers, all at the same time.

    Left Behind or, Ten Days a Newsboy

  • Summertime, and the livin is easy – for the Clintons who made $108 million after decamping from the White House.

    Clinton hits Obama directly in new ad

  • Wal, wal; yeh must n't be carried away by these 'ere glories: they 's transitory, arter all: ye must jest come right daown to plain livin'.

    Oldtown Folks

  • We went to Chester, and I became owner of the famous 'livin'-waggin' coveted (according to Sinfi) by the great personage whom, on account of his name, she always spoke of as a rich, powerful, but mysterious and invisible Welshman.

    Aylwin

  • Wooden bunks to sleep in, batmen to bring 'em 'ot water fer shavin' in the mornin ', all the fags they wants, -- Blimy, I wonder wot they calls livin' 'igh? "

    Kitchener's Mob Adventures of an American in the British Army

  • Now the rhythm o their livin was the clackin o the laims

    Women of Dundee

  • Whar 'he says we'll bide taegether, whiles he'll mak a livin' wi 'his body an the sea,

    Partans in His Creel

  • "And I never did like the idea of livin 'in a two-family house," declared Hephzy.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug

  • In their hands it is transformed from the idea of livin a life in compliance with God's will to one of blind obedience to those who abuse their hierarchical authority to violate other key components of natural law such as distributive justice.

    Talk To Action

  • And if I didn't, there wouldn't be no use o 'livin' -- not a mite. "

    The Under Dog

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