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  • (Do good and cast it into the sea), 311 as-sirr mithel al-Hamaama: ` indamaa yughaadir yadii yaTiir.

    Arabic for Dummies

  • Universal, "Could we trrouble you for your paperesses, sirr?"

    The Colors of Space

  • 'Shure, that's the truth, sirr; and I'm afther belaving it'll niver be able to run any more at all, at all: be the same token its tail's out of curl entirely; and had'nt I better be afther taking it home than letting it die like a haythin in the road here?'

    The Continental Monthly, Vol 3 No 3, March 1863 Devoted To Literature And National Policy

  • I look fur Carter an 'that new director over to-night, for a school meetin', an 'I'm blamed if I'm goin' t 'have you cuttin' into our plans -- no, sirr-ee -- she's t 'be left free t' finish up this school, anyhow, if I help

    The Wind Before the Dawn

  • "We're all glad to welkim you back, sirr," said Brownie.

    Mates at Billabong

  • 'I jaloused, sirr, that he wadna last oot the day, and Amos here was of the same opinion.

    Mr. Standfast

  • Queer thing, sirr, but the Gairmans canna hit him.

    Mr. Standfast

  • It was your orders, sirr, that he was to have means to defend hisself if the enemy cam on, so Amos gie'd him a trench knife.

    Mr. Standfast

  • 'The prisoner has given no trouble, sirr,' Hamilton reported.

    Mr. Standfast

  • He had not heard his name, but described him dramatically to me as the wee red-headed devil that kicked Ecky Brockie's knee yon time in Glesca, sirr, 'I recognized the description.

    Mr. Standfast

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