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  • Me when I was five, comin 'out of the buttery with a cooky in each fist; and me when I was ten sittin' studyin 'my lesson book in the corner; and me when I was fifteen, just afore Father died, sittin' all alone thinkin 'what I'd do when I went to Boston Tech same as he said he was cal'latin' to send me.

    Shavings

  • They are sometimes visited by Esquimaux, which is fortunate; for, as Bryan says, "it guves him an opportunity o 'studyin' the peecoolier dialects o 'their lingo."

    Ungava

  • 'nuf of even corn bread an' bacon, widout me to perwide, "he added, with a grin," I jest kep 'studyin', but I never said nuttin ', an' every day dey tole me how lucky I was to be free.

    Arthur Peronneau Ford. "Life in the Confederate Army; Being Personal Experiences ..."

  • I was kind of studyin 'the pilgrim that was along with her. "

    The Texan A Story of the Cattle Country

  • F'r th 'prisint I'll devote me attintion to makin' a noise in th 'sthreets an' studyin 'human nature.'"

    Mr. Dooley's Philosophy

  • "Three dollars a week, an 'four dollars a week, an' a young boy cookin 'for himself on an oil-burner an' layin 'up money, workin' all day an 'studyin' all night, just workin 'an' never playin ', never havin' a good time, an 'never learnin' how to have a good time - of course his thirty thousand came along too late."

    Chapter 8

  • You can read the abstract of the actual studyin theJuly 1, 2009issue of theAmericanJournal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume90: 493-498, 2009, doi: 10.3945/ajcn. 2009.27460.

    New study on whole grains with bran may be able to lower high blood pressure in men

  • Gettin Stephen Johnson an EPA flunkies to be studyin bout alla dis mess Real Soon Now.

    New McCain Ad: He "Stood Up To The President"

  • I know you're studyin 'for your MBA an' all, but you cannot be withholdin 'from me - I am the motherf***in' CEO of this motherf***in 'operation, you hear?

    Jilly Gagnon: Let Me See You Work Them Eggs

  • Now a big studyin Sweden has shown that increased traffic noise may raise your chances of getting high blood pressure, especially in middle age from 40 through 59.

    Peace and quiet—good for the heart?

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