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  • But thi faither never puts thee i 'th' cellar hoile when thaa's naughty, does he? '

    Lancashire Idylls (1898)

  • I'm maisther o 'this berryin' hoile, whatever yo 'may be o' th 'chapel.

    Lancashire Idylls (1898)

  • 'One day, Mr. Penrose, as aw were peepin' through th 'hoile i' th 'warehaase dur at Betty, aw could see that there were summat wrong wi' one o 'th' warps, for hoo were reachin 'and sweatin' o'er th 'loom, an' th 'tackler were stannin' at her side, an 'a deal too near and o' for my likin ', aw con tell yo'.

    Lancashire Idylls (1898)

  • There's a fearful deal o 'oaths spilt in a grave while it's i' th 'makin', I can tell yo '; and th' Almeety's name is spoken more daan i 'th' hoile than it is up aboon, for all th 'parson reads it so mich aat of his book.

    Lancashire Idylls (1898)

  • 'Gate or steele-hoile, it's narro'; and that's enugh for me, an 'it were noan us ut made it narro'; it wur th 'Almeety Hissel', 'replied Clogs.

    Lancashire Idylls (1898)

  • 'But durnd yo' think, doctor, that if we do as yo 'want us we's be turnin' th 'Church into a shoddy hoile?' asked Elias Bradshaw.

    Lancashire Idylls (1898)

  • 'Well, does He keep 'em i' the hoile sixty-five years? '

    Lancashire Idylls (1898)

  • 'That, mi lad, is th' hoile where all th 'bad fo'k go.'

    Lancashire Idylls (1898)

  • 'But if God puts fo'k i' th 'hoile, why shuldn't mi faither put me

    Lancashire Idylls (1898)

  • 'There used to be a dur (door) leadin' aat o 'th' owd warehaase into th 'weyvin' shed, an 'one day aw get a gimlik an' bored a hoile so as aw could peep thro 'an' see Betty at her wark.

    Lancashire Idylls (1898)

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