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  • Oh, we ne'er had thoughts o 'partin' then, my ain dear Nell!

    The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume V. The Songs of Scotland of the Past Half Century

  • Yet, "he added in a gentle tone, taking March's hand in his and stroking it," I feel a likin 'for ye, boy, that makes me sad to think o' partin '. "

    The Wild Man of the West A Tale of the Rocky Mountains

  • Come, spade the partin 'guests; we must be movin'.

    CHAPTER 16

  • Only a core Downing Street team of which I was not a partin Blairs final years, mainly his chief-of-staff Jonathan Powell and top political aide Ruth Turnersat in on the meetings where the peerage lists were discussed, debated and finalised.

    A Question of Honour

  • When she give her hand at partin 'an' says, "Thank you for bein 'so kind to me," he couldn't say a single word in answer, he were so bashful an 'upsot.

    Smethurstses

  • He ought to like some fresh dunk bread, or your partin-berry preserves, or even a freeze dinner out of the deep store.

    Dark Piper

  • An 'be a little more obligin' an 'do some partin', like in that old Bible story -- let us through on dry land.

    Ride Proud, Rebel!

  • It's hard wark partin 'wi' your own; but then theer's th 'comfort o' havin 'had' em.

    Lancashire Idylls (1898)

  • I only hope the visit will bring ye joy enough ter repay ye fer this partin 'and then I shall be satisfied.

    Randy and Her Friends

  • I were jist axin 'what the cap'en tells me to axe him; an' ` Mike, 'says she, cordial like, ` have a partin' glass wid me fur the sake of the ould country as ye're abut to lave. '

    Crown and Anchor Under the Pen'ant

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