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  • The very next mornin 'he had a feller diggin' post-holes an 'puttin' a fence around it with a main gate that had a big curvin 'sign over it with the words' Sunnyside Cemetery 'on it, and I'm told that he has been all over town tellin' folks that the

    Dixie Hart

  • That is, Crooked Claw used to go curvin 'off to war, joyful, at first.

    Wolfville Nights

  • Even Jerry, whose cynicism should have saved him, pulls his picket-pin with the rest an ', takin' Tom along, goes curvin 'off.

    Wolfville Nights

  • An 'with this bluff, an' confidin 'the preacher sharp to Peets, Abby goes curvin' over to the O.K. Restauraw.

    Wolfville Nights

  • He had every pitch working really well - the FB was located well, the curve was curvin and the slider was slidin. 7 innings, 102 pitches, 70 strikes, 6 K, 1 BB, 4 H

    MVN

  • a comfort to see the wrinkles on Rachel's face curvin 'up instead of down.

    The Portygee

  • "Old Wabash is a twister for curvin 'and windin' round, an 'it's limestone bed half the way, an' the water's as pretty an 'clear as in Maria's springhouse.

    The Song of the Cardinal

  • "Old Wabash is a twister for curvin 'and windin' round, an 'it's limestone bed half the way, an' the water's as pretty an 'clear as in

    The Song of the Cardinal

  • I'm thinkin 'they're curvin' out now to trap us, an 'that Red Eagle is a mighty crafty fellow. "

    The Eyes of the Woods A story of the Ancient Wilderness

  • "And," he continued, after a slight pause, "I reckon she's a foreigner; that high poop and them deep-curvin 'headboards never took shape in a British shipyard, I'm prepared to swear to that.

    A Middy of the King A Romance of the Old British Navy

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