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  • LINTON - Hooked rugs and other kinds of yarn-hooked art created by a group of Greene County women who call themsel ...

    HeraldTimesOnline.com

  • We want men who can look at things withoot seem 'themsel's as the center o' a 'things.

    The Underworld The Story of Robert Sinclair, Miner

  • We will share wi 'them what we haf, provided they will be behavin' themsel's and mindin 'their peeziness.

    The Major

  • I hae seen fowk, 'cause they couldna believe a body duin 'a thing frae a sma' modicum o 'gude wull, set themsel's to invent what they ca'd a motive til accoont for't -- something, that is, that wud hae prevailt wi' themsel's to gar them du't.

    Donal Grant, by George MacDonald

  • They tret me -- I winna say like ane o 'themsel's, but as if they would hae likit me for ane o' themsel's, gien it had pleased the

    The Elect Lady

  • "Na, na, Jean," interposed the farmer, "they wad tak care o 'themsel's to the last, an' aye haud to the dryest, jist as ye wad yersel '."

    Sir Gibbie

  • He paused a moment, then added, "They'll dee weel eneuch i 'the ither warl', I doobtna, whaur naebody has to haud aff o 'themsel's."

    Sir Gibbie

  • An 'for onything I ken, that' ll be what maks ghaists o 'themsel's efter they' re deid, settin 'them waukin', as they ca '' t.

    Malcolm

  • -- His fingers were sae used till 't that they could 'maist do the thing o' themsel's -- Isna 't lucky, my leddy, that I thocht o 'sayin' 't ower to you!

    Malcolm

  • o 'themsel' '[were so much left to themselves] than to be buried in a three-foot grave, did not deserve to be mourned at all.

    The Lilac Sunbonnet

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