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  • They're always disagreeing, splittin 'up, an' firin 'each other out of the party.

    Chapter 8

  • "Ha! that comes o 'firin' at long range," he said.

    The Buffalo Runners A Tale of the Red River Plains

  • We'll all give the war-whoop at the same moment, takin 'the word from Walter there, who's got a loud pipe of his own, then when the varmints start to their feet -- for I don't like the notion o' firin 'at men off their guard -- Walter, Larry, an' Stiff will fire.

    Silver Lake

  • At fust I thought o 'firin', but _think twice_ is safest ollers;

    The Biglow Papers

  • Say "-- the speaker's brows drew together in an angry scowl --" what ails this Nelson, anyhow -- tryin 'to get you shot, an' firin 'your wells, an' everything? "

    Flowing Gold

  • That's why I've come hyar, to say to you all, afore I die, that I am innocent o 'firin' th 'stable. "

    In Old Kentucky

  • At 'Ome I never could abear to see them theayter plays what' ad guns an 'firin' in 'em; it made me 'art beat so crooil bad. "

    The Dop Doctor

  • Sae I'se be at it the morn, an 'maybe ye'll len' me a han ', Mr. Sutherlan', and tak 'oot yer wages in house-room an' firin 'efter it's dune. "

    David Elginbrod

  • Man, he canna hurt me to the worth o 'sic a heap o' firin '! "

    Warlock o' Glenwarlock

  • And they keep playing that damned song about how "we kept a 'firin' and the British commenced a runnin 'all the way down the Mississippi to the Gulf of Mexico" in that whiny type of Southern hick voice that is so grating. " : Spoof News : Front Page


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