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  • Theo reposing beneath the "risin 'sun," or yet the "herrin'-bone," was intolerable; and looking beseechingly at Maggie, she whispered, "Do see if Mike is ready."

    Maggie Miller

  • The Widdy Bourke's thatch was set in a blaze, "and it was a livin 'miracle that the whole of them wasn't frizzled up like a pan of fryin' herrin's."

    Strangers at Lisconnel

  • "Ay, but ye see," said Blue Peter, "they're mair like a shoal o 'herrin' nor a flock o 'sheep."

    The Marquis of Lossie

  • What wad come o 'the like o' me, div ye think, broucht up upo 'meal brose, an' herrin ', gien ye was to set me doon to sic a denner as my lord, yer father, wad ait ilka day, an' think naething o '?

    Malcolm

  • So I'liberately took out my pipe and 'baccer, flint, steel, and punk, struck fire, crossed my legs, lit my pipe, and went to smokin' like ketchin 'herrin'.

    Fisher's River (North Carolina) Scenes and Characters

  • Seems like it ain't skurcely fair for them sportin 'men to go out jest for fun; they might leave cod an' herrin 'to them what makes a business o' catchin ''em, seems to me; but there,' tain't so easy to keep a mortgage on the sea! "and he laughed good-humoredly.

    Sara, a Princess

  • Yer mammy is 'tarmined ter gib yer all de book larning dar is ter be had eben ef she has ter lib on bred an' herrin's, an 'die en de a'ms house. "

    Imperium In Imperio

  • "An 'now, sir," said Silas, "d'ye see that stretch o 'little ripples over yander, lookin' as if it was a lot o 'herrin' turnin 'over to dry their sides?

    The Magic Egg and Other Stories

  • But I hae sleepit mony 's the time er 'noo upo' the tap o 'a boat load o' herrin ', an' gien that never did me ony ill, it's no likly a guid bed 'll kill me gien it sud be a wee mochy (rather full of moths). "

    Malcolm

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