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  • 'Aw've gin thee a bad name, owd mon, and they'n tried to hang thee for't; but thaa'll happen do summat some day as they'll tee a medal raand thi neck for, and when thaa'rt deead build thee a moniment.'

    Lancashire Idylls (1898)

  • 'Owd Mr. Morell used to say as he could awlus see her deead husband's face i' hers until th 'child wur born, and then it left her, and hoo carried th' face o 'th' little un hoo brought up.

    Lancashire Idylls (1898)

  • 'Aw say, Gronny, Jesus made deead fo'k yer Him when He spok', didn't He? '

    Lancashire Idylls (1898)

  • Th 'owd Book says as th' deead is to bury th 'deead, but I'm noan deead yet.'

    Lancashire Idylls (1898)

  • But it'll be a deead face hoo'll carry in her een naa, I'll be bun for't. '

    Lancashire Idylls (1898)

  • Let's pool up th 'settle to th' fire; he's one on us, though he's deead. '

    Lancashire Idylls (1898)

  • I make nowt o 'poor folk apein' th 'quality, and when they're deead and all.

    Lancashire Idylls (1898)

  • Nay, thaa's bin deead long enugh a'ready; it's time thaa begun to live, and thank God thaa's come back to live at wom '.'

    Lancashire Idylls (1898)

  • It was abaat th 'deead hour, and I wakened up sudden-like, for summat towd me all were not reet wi' th 'lad.

    Lancashire Idylls (1898)

  • 'Surely th' old lass isn't deead! 'he cried in startled tones.

    Lancashire Idylls (1898)

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