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  • "If it looks sightly, and seems like home, mebbe he'll give out the notion of stayin 'at Nancy Card's, and come and live here."

    Judith of the Cumberlands

  • Bulk's all well enough for a mighty big effort, but 'thout stayin' powers it ain't worth a continental whoop; an 'stayin' powers an 'bulk ain't runnin' mates.

    GRIT OF WOMEN

  • "Nothin 'could suit better, Sir, for one of our naber's girls is a'stayin' in town now, and there's enough attraction there, sir, to keep me here for to-night."

    Marguerite Verne

  • "But as ye've been near dead once this day, shure, ye'd best think o 'stayin' alive for a change."

    The Rich Little Poor Boy

  • If there's some that figure on pullin 'their freight out of the valley -- an' stayin 'out -- they can hit the breeze right now -- drivin' that Star herd to

    'Drag' Harlan

  • Clo'es an 'shoes an' fire an 'cake an' beefsteak an 'butter an' stayin 'home ....

    Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man

  • An 'she gave me my dinner, an' she told me that the army hadn't come yet from the Valley, an 'she said she would let me stay there with her, only she had three cousins' wives an 'their children, refugeein' from Alexandria way an 'stayin' with her, an 'there wasn't a morsel of room.

    The Long Roll

  • Bulk's all well enough for a mighty big effort, but 'thout stayin' powers it ain't worth a continental whoop; an 'stayin' powers an 'bulk ain't runnin' mates.

    Grit of Women

  • Haven't I kept th 'shopkeepers iv th' town beyant fr'm starvin 'be thradin' with thim an 'stayin' in this cur-rsed counthry, whin, if I'd done what me wife wanted, I'd been r-runnin 'around Europe, enj'yin' life?

    Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War

  • "A wonderful hard fix, a _wonderful_ hard fix, _under_ th 'ice, an' I were handy t 'stayin' under un," said Ed, taking evident delight in keeping his auditors in suspense.

    Ungava Bob A Winter's Tale

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