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  • Dinna 'think hard o' yer faither; he's feelin 'ashamed o' hittin 'ye.

    The Underworld The Story of Robert Sinclair, Miner

  • They wus jes 'hittin' it up ter have a gran 'time – buyin' their tickets to go into the movies.

    The Mystery at Number Six

  • When he saw the gold droppin 'out an' hittin 'the ground like big hailstones, he grinned that chessie-cat grin he's got, an' wanted to know if I was through totin 'it home.

    'Drag' Harlan

  • -- He says he never had no more idea o 'hittin' the rope than he had o 'hangin' himself, 'n' he said when he very quickly felt as he 'd done both nothin' can properly explain him!

    Susan Clegg and Her Neighbors' Affairs

  • Forty shell, an 'more, 's been a-whizzin' over my head to-day, an 'hittin' the houses an 'a-scatterin' the bricks down like it was rainin 'brickbats fur good!

    Tiger-Lilies. A Novel.

  • "That's hittin 'me twice in the same spot, an' hittin 'me hard," whined the dealer, "but you got it on me.

    The Cow Puncher

  • With these guys, it's always hittin 'hittin' hittin ', "Conway laughs. Philadelphia Weekly

  • He laughed and added, What you people call ‘hittin it.’

    Show Stoppah

  • Jest kept hittin 'the trail for all there was in me.


  • Instanter I was about and hittin 'the back trail twice as fast as I'd come.



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