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  • "His eyes will stick out till you could snare 'em with a log-chain, for I ain't known as a marryin 'man."

    'Me--Smith'

  • It's a pretty hard case any one can see, an 'of course seein' Mrs. Kitts live like that may get Busby Bell all out of the notion of marryin 'Judy, for of course no man ain't goin' to like to look forward to Mrs. Lupey's livin 'like that too, maybe -- or maybe Judy' ll live herself -- you never can tell.

    Susan Clegg and a Man in the House

  • "You don't think, Miss Cynthy, that the man means to inveigle the girl with the notion of marryin 'her by and by, after poor Mrs. Stoker's dead and gone?"

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works

  • "You don't think, Miss Cynthy, that the man means to inveigle the girl with the notion of marryin 'her by and by, after poor Mrs. Stoker's dead and gone?"

    The Guardian Angel

  • o 'marryin' -- and yit, as I was jest goin 'to say, she's the very one' at didn't marry.

    Short Stories for English Courses

  • Even then I didn't hev no notion o 'marryin' Watts, jest done hit to be a-doin 'like, ontil pa an' the boys ketched on to whut we wus up to.

    The Gold Girl

  • "Thar's a difference between marryin 'for the sake of matrimony, which is right an' proper accordin 'to Scripture, an' marryin 'for the sake of a man, which is a sign of weakness in a woman."

    The Miller of Old Church

  • "Nope, I ain't no notion o 'marryin'," repeated Flea, encouraged by her brother's insistence.

    From the Valley of the Missing

  • "Thar's a difference between marryin 'for the sake of matrimony, which is right an' proper accordin 'to Scripture, an' marryin 'for the sake of a man, which is a sign of weakness in a woman."

    The Miller Of Old Church

  • Dill was the very last person in this town Aunt Julia'd ever dream o 'marryin'.

    Gentle Julia

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