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  • Th 'jooties is much th' same but th 'polisman's is harder. Th' polisman has to fight night an 'day but th' sojer on'y wanst a month.

    Observations By Mr. Dooley

  • If I was a black man, I'd choose th 'cotton belt in prifrince to th' belt on th 'neck fr'm th' polisman's club.

    Mr. Dooley's Philosophy

  • "No, sir, between th 'two, th' polisman's life's th 'hard wan.

    Observations By Mr. Dooley

  • Just the more salient parts, many of which she already knew from the file and her conversation with the polisman who'd lifted them.

    A Big Boy Did It and Ran Away

  • The scrotey polisman/guard glared at him with a mixture of contempt, bafflement and wariness, which reminded Tam of Spammy's mysteriously protected status on the scheme in Meikiewood.

    Country of the Blind

  • Shortly after that, the greasy-haired wee scrote with the rifle and the Record had boarded from the rear, before the door was closed and locked from outside by the polisman with the clipboard, who then climbed into the cab up front beside the driver, placing his own weapon on the wide, shelf-like dashboard with a heavy thump.

    Country of the Blind

  • "Noo, lads, the first bag gangs to the polisman, mind," said Tam, shouldering his load and walking off.

    The Underworld The Story of Robert Sinclair, Miner

  • It's no 'richt, ye ken, laddies, that a polisman, who is the representative o' law and order in this place, should sit without a fire.

    The Underworld The Story of Robert Sinclair, Miner

  • But I hear them saying that the polisman is gaun to the farm the nicht to watch, so that the tatties 'll no' be stolen, "he went on, as some of the younger men joined them," an 'I suppose that the puir polisman hasna' a bit o 'coal left in his coal-house.

    The Underworld The Story of Robert Sinclair, Miner

  • He don't get wages f'r it an 'he don't dhrive as well as a milkman, ride as well as a stable-boy, shoot as well as a polisman, or autymobill as well as th' man that runs th 'steam-roller.

    Observations By Mr. Dooley

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