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  • "Sure yer poor father can't be bothered with it, and it 's a thing he ain't handy at, mirover, no more 'n meself; but the atin' is on it, praise God, and we 'll git at it someway."

    Sowing Seeds in Danny

  • "Thin 'tis this waay thim murdherous divvles is b'atin 'ut!"

    The Day of Days An Extravaganza

  • "I was cal'atin 'to pay five hunderd," said Uncle William.

    Uncle William: the man who was shif'less

  • And then one night, when I was cal'atin 'and figgerin' on it, I saw that I couldn't get half of 'em into my boat, nor a quarter, nor a tenth -- jest a little corner of 'em.

    Uncle William: the man who was shif'less

  • Th 'expedition was delayed be wan iv th' mules sthrollin 'down to th' shore an 'atin' up th 'afther batthry an' par-rt iv th 'ram iv th' 'R-red Barn' an ', befure repairs was made, Admiral Cervera heerd iv what was goin' on.

    Mr. Dooley: In the Hearts of His Countrymen

  • What is it to ye that me nevvew Terry is sleepin 'in ditch wather an' atin 'hard tacks an' coffee an 'bein' r-robbed be leeber Cubians, an 'catchin' yallow fever without a chanst iv givin 'it to e'er a Spanyard.

    Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War

  • Off in his comfortable cage, swingin 'on th' perch an 'atin' seed out iv a small bottle stuck in th 'wire.

    Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War

  • The painful incidents of the morning weighed heavily upon Rosalie, and she was glad when Madame Dugal came to talk with her father, who was ailing and irritable, and when Mrs. Flynn drove her away with a kiss on either cheek, saying: "Don't come back, darlin ', till there's roses in both cheeks, for y'r eyes are' atin 'up yer face!"

    The Right of Way — Volume 05

  • The painful incidents of the morning weighed heavily upon Rosalie, and she was glad when Madame Dugal came to talk with her father, who was ailing and irritable, and when Mrs. Flynn drove her away with a kiss on either cheek, saying: "Don't come back, darlin ', till there's roses in both cheeks, for y'r eyes are' atin 'up yer face!"

    The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker

  • The painful incidents of the morning weighed heavily upon Rosalie, and she was glad when Madame Dugal came to talk with her father, who was ailing and irritable, and when Mrs. Flynn drove her away with a kiss on either cheek, saying: "Don't come back, darlin ', till there's roses in both cheeks, for y'r eyes are' atin 'up yer face!"

    The Right of Way — Complete

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