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  • A lick now an again ud do _him_ noa harm -- a cantankerous yoong rascot -- pert an proud, like t 'passon's pig, I say.'

    The History of David Grieve

  • They should be returning now, to passon the lessons and bring back squadrons trained in our bloodily bought experience.

    Masters of the Air

  • This passon had a daughter who wuz sweet as sugar candy,

    Fire Down Below (2)

  • 'They two dogs, they be summat like a couple o' wild b'ys; they keeps the passon and the mistress in, not for to say hot water, but bilin 'water, for the livelong day!' constantly declared Binks, who was the handy-man at the Vicarage, and, in fact, handy-man at the little church as well, he being both factotum and sexton.

    The Captain's Bunk A Story for Boys

  • And as for the bits o 'birds an' beasts well, I've heard the old passon -- Mr. Vesey himself -- say, an 'I never forget the words, as --

    The Captain's Bunk A Story for Boys

  • An 'they caught en again, an' passon set en 'pon another job: to make a truss o' sand in Whitsand Bay wi'out usin 'any fresh water.

    Lying Prophets

  • The Lard knaws your fix better'n what any words 'ud put it clear to passon.

    Lying Prophets

  • But -- do'e think as you could -- in a manner o 'speakin' -- hide names from passon?

    Lying Prophets

  • A crogan's a limpet shell, which you mightn't knaw, Mister Jan. Tregagle, he done that party quick, an 'then he was at the man again; but a passon got the bettermost of en an' tamed en wi '

    Lying Prophets

  • Just love o 'the Lard an' moosic an 'holy thots from passon, an' not more hell-fire than keeps a body healthy-minded an 'awake.

    Lying Prophets


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