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  • "I repeat, I'm not in any revolutionary group-never was, unless you count me clerkin 'in militia durin' independence fight-and I don't know zero about what may be goin 'on."

    The Day Of Their Return

  • "I repeat, I'm not in any revolutionary group-never was, unless you count me clerkin 'in militia durin' independence fight-and I don't know zero about what may be goin 'on."

    The Day of Their Return

  • I'd like to know what they're goin 'to live on, the few that's left in this town -- a little cow-punchin', a little clerkin 'in the courthouse and gittin' jury and witness fees.

    Trail's End

  • A young chap that's clerkin 'in Bagby's grocery, next door, steps up to him and speaks to him, meanin', I suppose, to ast him is it true he's wealthy.

    The Best Short Stories of 1917 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story

  • I had an awful time, momma -- like to starved -- would have, only for clerkin 'in a candy-store.

    We Can't Have Everything

  • But she grew up to be a rale purty girl, like Mary Barrier, I think, and one day a fine strappin 'fellow came to town, clerkin in a store, steady enough, too, and he sees Nan steppin' out for a pail of water one day and her singin 'to herself, and sez he to himself:' There's the girl fer me! 'and he was after steppin' up to her, polite as ye plaze

    The Second Chance

  • Silas said when he let him go that John's business was clerkin 'in a book store and not a grocery store.

    Drusilla with a Million

  • A young chap that's clerkin 'in Bagby's grocery, next door, steps up to him and speaks to him, meanin', I suppose, to ast him is it true he's wealthy.

    From Place to Place

  • I started her father in business when he was clerkin 'behind a counter in Liverpool.

    His Own People

  • "M'h'm," grunted Mr. Hofmyer, "I hain't been able to see how Latin connects up with a high-school kid's life -- unless he can find a Latin settlement som'eres and git a job clerkin 'in a store."

    The Brown Mouse

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