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  • "She said, the young lady said, as 'Titia (she didn't say Miss' Titia) had blue eyes an 'yeller ha'r, an' fair complected, an 'was raised in Wirginny."

    Bond and Free: A Tale of the South

  • Spotted Tail has a straight tongue; then agin, Sioux kin be mean varmints-'thout I wuz here, they'd ha 'had yore hoss an' traps for sho ', mebbe yore ha'r, too.

    Flashman and The Redskins

  • I never liked her, not half so well as the one with yaller ha'r thet they called Helen.

    The Wedge of Gold

  • Den, ez now, dey wa'n't a bunch er ha'r on it dat you could pull out wid a pa'r er tweezers.

    Types of Children's Literature

  • When he got in de holler, in co'se he ain't see hide ner ha'r er Brer Rabbit, an 'he beller out,

    Types of Children's Literature

  • "Thar you talk like a feller of gumption," said Ralph: "only show me the sight of a bit of skin-rope for halters, and you'll see a sample of hoss-stealing to make your ha'r stand on eend!"

    Nick of the Woods

  • Up ter dat time he wuz ez ball ez a sweeten '' tater, but des ez soon ez de young leaves begun ter come out on de grapevimes de ha'r begun ter grow out on Henry's head, en by de middle er de summer he had de bigges 'head er ha'r on de plantation.

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 1995, Memorial Issue

  • But in de fall er de year his grapes begun ter straighten out, en his j'ints ter git stiff, en his ha'r drap off, en de rheumatiz begin ter wrastle wid 'im.

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 1995, Memorial Issue

  • W'en de vimes commence 'ter wither, Henry commence' ter complain er his rheumatiz, en when de leaves begin ter dry up his ha'r commence 'ter drap out.

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 1995, Memorial Issue

  • Befo 'dat, Henry had tol'able good ha'r' roun de aidges, but soon ez de young grapes begun ter come Henry's ha'r begun ter quirl all up in little balls, des like dis yer reg'lar grapy ha'r, en by de time de grapes got ripe his head look des like a bunch er grapes.

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 1995, Memorial Issue

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