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  • Pa and she never had a word durin 'the thirty years of their marriage, an' she always said she ruled him not with the tongue, but with the fryin 'pan.

    The Miller of Old Church

  • I never seed nobody die and I never went to no buryin 'durin' slav'ry time, so I cain't tell nothin ''bout things lak dat.

    Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves Georgia Narratives, Part 2

  • Civil War, an 'durin' the Indian mix-ups was generally found floatin 'around wherever the fun was thickest.

    The Boy With the U. S. Foresters

  • General Putnam gave him this knife fer doin 'some thin' or other one time, an 'High Horse gave it to me 'cause I shared powder an' bullets with him when he was out, an 'durin' the war at that.

    Far Past the Frontier

  • Marjorie's arrivin 'durin' business hours was likely to mess up the schedule.


  • That listened well and seemed easy enough -- until Vee got to huntin 'up a two-handed, light-footed female party who could boil eggs without scorchin' the shells, dish up such things as canned salmon with cream sauce, and put a few potatoes through the French fry process, doublin 'in bed-makin' and dust-chasin 'durin' her spare time.

    The House of Torchy

  • He had an aunt in Pekin, an estimable lady, unmarried, two hundhred an 'fifty years iv age, who received wan without warnin' durin 'th' gallant riscue iv Pekin fr'm th 'foreign legations a few years ago.

    Mr. Dooley Says

  • It was mighty good in you, ol 'man, to keep the stove goin' durin 'the night.

    A Little Norsk; Or, Ol' Pap's Flaxen

  • They manufacture ladies 'jumpers or somethin' of the sort; they were on Army clothin 'durin' the War; pots of money, of course; not doin 'too badly now either.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, 1920-05-05

  • It was a cowardly thing to do, but while King C-C-Custis laughed and talked a 'durin' of the p-p-preachin ', Eb-b-b-benezer Johnson started a fight.

    The Entailed Hat Or, Patty Cannon's Times


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