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  • "Well, Mas'r St. Clare got dat ar chest, he said, for dat; but I likes to mix up biscuit and hev my things on it some days, and then it an't handy a liftin 'up the lid."

    Uncle Tom's cabin, or Life among the lowly

  • I packed my things into the priest's car and drove south to the small side canal where I had left my boat, a seventeen-foot Whaler with a shallow draft and a big engine.

    Darkly Dreaming Dexter

  • “Mommy, you never called Mama Arlene to get my things sent up here.”

    Melody

  • Well, Mas'r St. Clare got dat ar chest, he said, for dat; but I likes to mix up biscuit and hev my things on it some days, and then it an't handy a liftin 'up the lid.

    The Christian Slave: A Drama

  • I mumbled unintelligibly as I stalked forward to snatch my things off the bed.

    Eclipse

  • "I has things as straight as anybody, when my clarin 'up times comes; but I don't want ladies round, a henderin', and getting my things all where I can't find 'em."

    Uncle Tom's cabin, or Life among the lowly

  • My wife to fetch away my things from Woolwich, and I back to cards and after cards to choose King and Queene, and a good cake there was, but no marks found; but I privately found the clove, the mark of the knave, and privately put it into Captain Cocke's piece, which made some mirthe, because of his lately being knowne by his buying of clove and mace of the East India prizes.

    The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Jan/Feb 1665/66

  • All I could do was pack up my things and move them all back to the East Sixtieth Street house.

    It Ain’t All About the Cookin’

  • Why, all my things are spoilt; and what's worse, my sacque was as good as new.

    Evelina: or, The History of a Young Lady's Entrance Into the World

  • I threw my things into my bag and made a quick call to Amos Ritter.

    Till the Butchers Cut Him Down

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