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  • Yes, they've lived on what I have made for five years -- daddy down on his back, too, an 'the children jus' growin ', an' now they are big enough and strong enough to he'p me run the little farm -- instead "-- she said after a pause --" instead of bein 'dead an' buried, killed in the mill.

    The Bishop of Cottontown A Story of the Southern Cotton Mills

  • Atlanta is the fastes 'growin' city in the South, an 'Atlanta is jes' full o 'men whose folks weren't much more'n' Crackers. '

    The Boy With the U.S. Census

  • Anyway, when little Minervy kep 'growin' purtyer and sweeter, I could n't stand it to think of her growin 'up and bein' a Mormon's wife.

    The Ranch at the Wolverine

  • Look up to the clouds and listen to the birds and think of the nicest things you ever heard, and forget that there ever comes holes in the little lads 'pants, and forget that you ever had to wash for other people, and just remember we've a farm of our own and the crops' growin ', and so is the garden just as fast as if you was up watchin' it.

    The Second Chance

  • But Lee wuz dead in earnest an 'growin' more excited ivery min nit.

    The U. P. Trail

  • Anyway, when little Minervy kep 'growin' purtyer and sweeter, I couldn't stand it to think of her growin 'up and bein' a Mormon's wife.

    The Ranch at the Wolverine

  • But Jawn D., havin 'a large an' growin 'fam'ly iv dollars, takes on'y a kind iv gin'ral inthrest in thim.

    Mr. Dooley Says

  • Mr. Dooley, laying down his paper, "an 'that is that we still have a lot iv young an' growin 'orators f'r to lead us on."

    Mr. Dooley's Philosophy

  • La Belle France was there with a wurrud iv encouragemint an 'a glance iv affection out iv her dark eyes that kep' growin 'darker as th' war proceeded.

    Observations By Mr. Dooley

  • When you git to Lafayette Bob Johnson an 'the rest of 'em will tell you she's over two thousand an' growin 'so fast they cain't keep track of her.

    Viola Gwyn

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