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  • In such a battered condition was it left that the parish Registers tell us that no baptism nor "sarmon" took place within its walls for a year

    Northumberland Yesterday and To-day

  • Dun yo 'remember that sarmon yo' once preached fro '"Jacob have I luved, but Esau have I hated"?

    Lancashire Idylls (1898)

  • I once yerd a grond sarmon fro 'that text i' th 'pulpit up aboon here; and when it were oer, Dickey o' Sams o 'the

    Lancashire Idylls (1898)

  • Amos Entwistle talks abaat that sarmon naa, and tells bits on it o'er to th 'childer i' th 'catechism class, and then maks

    Lancashire Idylls (1898)

  • -- "On the hull," said he, "I liked your sarmon tolerable well, Brother Pendlam; but it warn't one o 'your best; and if anybody else had preached it, I should have thought it contained a little dangerous doctrine."

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 01, No. 01, November, 1857 A Magazine of Literature, Art, and Politics

  • "Was that all the sarmon?" said a woman who was an interested listener.

    My New Curate

  • "Don't fergit about dat sarmon," said old Brad, "I'm gwine tuh look fer yo 'at de chutch termorrer."

    Shawn of Skarrow

  • "Yes, sir," said Allen; [ "] dat's a mighty good tex ', and hit will be mine for my Sunday sarmon."

    Reminiscences of the Civil War

  • I wouldn't a-keered a gosh durn, but he woke me up Wall, about the time the minister wuz a-gittin 'through with his sarmon, he sed, "Now all members of the congregation having babies here to-day and wantin' of them baptized after the sarmon is over, bring them up to the pulpit and I will baptize them. "

    Uncle Josh Weathersby's "Punkin Centre Stories"

  • "This is to give notice! as there won't be no sarmon, nor no more service this mornin ', so you'd better all go whum (home); and there won't be no sarvice this afternoon, as the rector ain't got his artful teeth back from the dentist!"

    The Parish Clerk


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