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  • "Ay, that it was; a case o 'burnin'-out almost; _and there were lives saved_," said the boy with a look of triumph; "and that's more than you can say you've seen, though you _are_ a fireman."

    Fighting the Flames

  • I feel'd within mysel ', that if I'd only haen the chance -- see' at that reed herrin's no 'burnin' -- I michta been a dreel sergint or a general ---- "

    My Man Sandy

  • If on the other hand McCain loses will the 'burnin' and looting 'rip the US apart?

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • "I smell somethin 'burnin'," said Overland significantly.

    Overland Red A Romance of the Moonstone Cañon Trail

  • He gets no soord fr'm Congress whin he brings in Starkey be th 'burnin' hair iv his head.

    Observations By Mr. Dooley

  • Some folk in England they held with 'en; but some they saw it different, an' it eended in 'em takin 'sides an' burnin 'each other no bounds, accordin' which side was top, time bein '.

    Puck of Pook's Hill

  • Russian girl with the "burnin '" brown eyes brought Paulina's baby to be inspected by Mrs. Fitzpatrick's critical eye.

    The Foreigner A Tale of Saskatchewan

  • I dursn't set hand to t 'spade, an' efter a minute I crept back to bed wi 'them green eyes followin' me, an 'burnin' hoils i 'my back same as if they'd bin two red-hot coils.

    More Tales of the Ridings

  • While I was talkin 'to Mrs. Sweet at the gate I smelt somethin' burnin 'an' there my whole bakin 'of bread was burnt up in the oven owin' to Jerusha Dodd's breathin 'her breastpin out over a bat.

    Susan Clegg and a Man in the House

  • Elijah was so afraid o 'burnin' himself in another place that he went an 'put the _sheet_ between him an' the plaster an 'glued himself all together.

    Susan Clegg and a Man in the House

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