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  • I wouldn't put it past your stuffin 'me in a basket "- she smiled a little -" an' draggin 'me along.

    Here Abide Monsters

  • In about two hours the brother at the wheel begins to complain that she's heavy an 'draggin' like blazes, an 'he fears maybe her seams has opened up under the strain.

    Captain Scraggs or, The Green-Pea Pirates

  • Lord knows what he was doin 'draggin' down-town on a Sunday mornin '-- force of habit, I reckin.

    The Escape of Mr. Trimm His Plight and other Plights

  • Well, I was kind of draggin 'a seine through my head, so to speak, tryin' to haul aboard a likely name for the critter, and fetchin 'the net in empty every time, when one day that -- er -- what-d'ye-call-it?

    Fair Harbor

  • I was told off for to shif 'the scenes, haulin' up this an 'draggin' down that.

    Soldiers Three

  • I was told off for to shif 'the scenes, haulin' up this an 'draggin' down that.

    Indian Tales

  • There's the chance o 'him recoverin', an 'draggin' himself out o 'the water.

    The Gold-Stealers A Story of Waddy

  • The mar ud then have a better chance for herself; an 'maybe, when eased o' draggin 'my carcass, that wur a-keepin' her back, she mout make footin 'somewhur.

    The Hunters' Feast Conversations Around the Camp Fire

  • Lincoln had a way of holdin 'to an idea without the idea draggin' him down and away from everything else. "

    Mitch Miller

  • He's juist a perfeck scunner, nominatin 'fowk against their will, an' draggin 'them into publicity when they wud far raither be kickin' up some ither kind o 'a row. "

    My Man Sandy

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