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- prep. because of
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- owing to; on account of.
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It's every speck I kin do ter keep along of de Miss an 'Car'l an' take keer of 'em wi'dout a cent o 'pay; I don't darst tech my stockin' bag in de bank. ''
Be detec-er-tives from Lunnon, along of Miss Campanula’s murder, likely.
Du Bois at your house! well, I declare this is the surprisingest part of all: However, I assure you, I think he might have comed for me, as well as you, considering what I have gone through on his account; for, to tell you the truth, it was all along of him that I met with that accident; so I don't take it very kind of him, I promise you.
"Look 'ere now, miss;" she said, "which 'll you do – go straight over-the-way' ome, just as you are, or come in along of huz and get yerself cleaned up a bit?"
"O Lord, you don't know what you're a saying; you're talking in the unthinkingest manner in the world: why, it was all along of not having no money that I met with that misfortune."