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- n. mount; mountain.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Mountain.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An abbreviation of Montana.
Yes, Bob, I know what Professor Moriarty said, "Jupe interrupted his account as he saw Bob about to object," but Fr'mont's soldiers could have been greedy, as well as eager to control local leaders.
The sixth journal was in English, one kept by a second lieutenant of cavalry in Fr'mont's small force of American invaders.
Soldiers were then stationed along the coast -- many of them were volunteers from one of John C. Fr'mont's American exploratory expeditions.
"Don't you give that blouse to no Lizzie, Miss Annette, cos nex 'mont' I'se gwine outa mournin 'from the waist up."
Archie de nex 'mont', en I got ter do so-en-so; den I got ter go ter
Here I is lent ter Mars Jeems dis mont ', en I got ter do so-en-so; en ter Mars Archie de nex' mont ', en I got ter do so-en-so; den I got ter go ter Miss Jinnie's: en hit's Sandy dis en Sandy dat, en Sandy yer en Sandy dere, tel it' pears ter me I ain 'got no home, ner no marster, ner no mistiss, ner no nuffin'.
W'en she got de goopher all ready en fix ', she tuk' n went out in de woods en buried it under de root uv a red oak tree, en den come back en tole one er de niggers she done goopher de grapevimes, en a'er a nigger w'at eat dem grapes 'ud be sho ter die inside'n twel' mont's.
"A second lieutenant who came here -- one of Fr'mont's men -- kept a journal.
I ain 'stole one on 'em sence las' mont ', "protested Zeke, as he turned a somersault into the road," en dat warn' stealin '' case hit warn 'wu'th it, "he added, rising to his feet and staring wistfully after the wagon as it vanished in a sunny cloud of dust.
"As for relieving General Fre-mont," (with the accent always strongly on the "mont,") "I guess you may as well talk of relieving the whole West.
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