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  • 'cause ye've got somethin 'chafin' yer top-hamper.

    Isle o' Dreams

  • Tokens of mutiny, in a place where Russia's been stirrin 'the pot, an' the local ruler's chafin 'under our authority — it's happened before, an' it may amount to nothin 'in the end.

    Flashman In The Great Game

  • Tokens of mutiny, in a place where Russia's been stirrin 'the pot, an' the local ruler's chafin 'under our authority - it's happened before, an' it may amount to nothin 'in the end.

    Flashman In The Great Game

  • _Oringes_ without the kernels, and boyle them with the broth of the pot, upon a chafin-dish of coales, with a little _Sugar_, and then have some Sipits ready in a platter, and serve the meat upon them, and put not your Almonds in till it be ready to be served.

    A Book of Fruits and Flowers

  • It's a quare game, f'r they tell me afther th 'battles has been fought an' th 'kilt has gone back to holeystonin' th 'deck an' th 'smoke fr'm th' chafin 'dish has cleared away, th' decision is up to a good figurer at Wash'nton.

    Observations By Mr. Dooley

  • Quebec, an 'gear was chafin' through all the time.

    The Grain Ship

  • About noon, in a ferene day, you may, at 30 miles diftance, fee the very water of the fea, through a chafin of the mountains.

    A tour through the island of Great Britain : divided into circuits or journies ...

  • a chafin dish with coales, and beat in two yolks of Eggs, boyling till it be somewhat thick, then season it with _Sugar, Cinamon_, and _Ginger_, and lay it in paste.

    A Book of Fruits and Flowers

  • "'March eighth: Prisidint Dooley, chafin' at th 'delay in th' Sinit requirin 'all civilyans to submit their opinyons on th' tariff to th 'neighborin' raycruitin 'sergeant wanst a week, wint over to th' capitol this mornin 'with a file iv sojers an' arristed th 'anti-administhration foorces who are now locked up in th' barn back iv th 'White House.

    Observations By Mr. Dooley

  • "'E's a (blessed) Soopreme Court Judge, wears a (gory) wig big enough to make chafin' gear for a (crimson) fleet o 'ships;' e lives at Guvment

    The Ebbing Of The Tide South Sea Stories - 1896

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