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  • ”Then up and gat the seventh o’ them, 45And never a word spak he; But he has striped his bright brown brandThrough Saunders’ fair bodie.

    Clerk Saunders

  • I heard tell o 'Canada sin' I was a bairn, and they a 'spak' it fair for a land whaur an honest man micht mak 'an honest leevin' -- and mair tae, "he added, true to the

    St. Cuthbert's

  • The certantie that a dowghter was borne unto him cuming to his earis, he turned from such as spak with him, and said, "The devill go with it!

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • I don't spak very well english, so I have a question:

    McCain's latest Iraq comments draw fire

  • And the only bit I can really spak for isw my own background, on why wealthier girls are less likely to have babies you'd be suprised just how much it comes up, it's just dealt with in more secrecy, I suppose

    Blues Brother

  • Or the way she almost called her new album What If The Joke Is On You? when even a spak-brained village idiot would realise that the joke has actually been on Britney Spears for quite some time now.

    Britney Spears Being Sectioned

  • Yet spak this child, whan spreynd was hooly water,

    The Canterbury Tales

  • Thanne spak oure Hoost, with rude speche and boold,

    The Canterbury Tales

  • Do you think he, unlike his father a dozen years ago, will be allowed to spak at the next convention?

    Listening for the gloat.

  • Never wronged his neighbours, never spak an unkind word, never had no maneness in him.

    Lorna Doone

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