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  • Naturally I turned my steps toward the home of my youth, and as I drew near the old-fashioned, many-gabled house, with its settled, substantial air, austere yet inviting, its large yard with the huge elms, and the big lamp burning in the library or "sittin'-room," where I first dolefully studied the geography that told me of a world outside, it seemed to bend toward me rather frigidly as if to say reproachfully: "You sold me! you sold me!"

    The Romance of an Old Fool

  • What it is doin 'sittin' yonder, I cannae - but, hollo!

    The Sky Writer

  • I think I had some idea o 'sittin' round 'avin' a big fat spliff wi 'some real down-home Rastas who thought I were great and gassin' on about the pain o 'being an original and what cows women were.

    High Society

  • We sashayed into the kitchen an 'theah, jus' sittin 'easylike an' waitin 'right on the table, was two or three pies!

    Ride Proud, Rebel!

  • I therefore walked fast purely as a matter of principle, in the hope, that the village dames, who I knew were watching my progress from behind the green paper curtains of their 'sittin' room 'windows, might possibly judge from my speed, that I had been called to a patient at last.

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

  • An 'sittin' right here in this bunk house, years an 'years after, us cowpunchers get th' real cause o 'th' whole rumpus, which them Washington folks has bin figurin 'out for years, an' couldn't do it none whatever.

    Injun and Whitey to the Rescue

  • I'm juist a 'sair the day wi' sittin 'i' the train; an 'yesterday nicht I cud hardly move oot o' the bit, I was that dune.

    My Man Sandy

  • "They're a fine rogues 'gallery when you see them a' sittin 'there," went on the other.

    The Underworld The Story of Robert Sinclair, Miner

  • 'All very well for you to talk,' said Bill, scornfully, 'sittin' up there eatin 'our Puddin'.

    The Magic Pudding

  • An 'sittin' at attention just because it is the rule,

    The Path to Home

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