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  • If thou knowest of any tidy lass like thysell that wanted a place, and could bring a good character, and would not go laiking about to wakes and fairs, and wore shoes and stockings all the day round — why,

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • You go down and do as Ay tell you, and you can just say, as the ladies do, you know, 'I hope your tea is to your laiking, sir.'

    By Berwen Banks

  • "Aivry maan to hais oawn laiking, Maister Aiymore, but for mai paart, Ai hoape ait wail gainerally be mai haapy loat to woarship the Goad of mai faythers, noat amoang the haills, but in the plaain," said the priest.

    Eoneguski, or, the Cherokee Chief: A Tale of Past Wars. Vol. II.

  • If thou knowest of any tidy lass like thysell that wanted a place, and could bring a good character, and would not go laiking about to wakes and fairs, and wore shoes and stockings all the day round --- why, I'll not say but we might find room for her at the Rectory.

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • If thou knowest of any tidy lass like thysell that wanted a place, and could bring a good character, and would not go laiking about to wakes and fairs, and wore shoes and stockings all the day round -- why, I'll not say but we might find room for her at the Rectory.

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Complete

  • a few moments she was silent, and then, in a more tranquil voice, replied: "I can't bear to see anybody laiking wi 'ashes."

    More Tales of the Ridings

  • t 'gospel still i' yer lugs, and ye darr be laiking!

    Wuthering Heights

  • "'T' maister nobbut just buried, and Sabbath no o'ered, und t 'sound o' t 'gospel still i' yer lugs, and ye darr be laiking!

    Wuthering Heights

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