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Finnegans Wake 2006
An 'bymeby, when de waw come, he ups an' he says, 'I's done barberin', 'he says;' I's gwyne to fine my ole mammy, less'n she's dead. '
"Miss Allie, honey," she said in a wheedling tone, as she rolled up her great eyes at her little mistress, "cyarn you get time to write a letter for me, bymeby?"
In Blue Creek Cañon Anna Chapin Ray 1905
So, bymeby, they took to havin 'their meals separate.
A Christmas Accident and Other Stories Annie Eliot Trumbull 1903
"I find her bymeby it is ten o'clock," Billy explained.
Well, times are sure changin ', an' bymeby the hosses won't be in it no more.
The Rover Boys in the Air From College Campus to the Clouds Edward Stratemeyer 1896
An [ '] [d] bymeby when de waw come, he ups an' he says, "I's done barberin," he says; "I's gwyne to fine my ole mammy, less'n she's dead."
And bymeby they got closer and closer, and then they went arm-in-crook, like courting complete -- hok-hok! like courting complete -- hok!
Well, bymeby de years roll on [∧ de] an 'de waw come.
But bymeby she roused up, like, and looked around wild, and then she see him, and she made a great cry and snatched him to her breast and hilt him close and kissed him over and over agin; but it took the last po 'strength she had, and so her eyelids begin to close down, and her arms sort o' drooped away and then we see she was gone, po 'creetur.
The Gilded Age, Part 1. Mark Twain 1872
brtom commented on the word bymeby
that is, "by and by"
December 4, 2006