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  • Does ta mind how tha towd me as he made light o 'me when th' lads an 'lasses plagued him, an' threeped 'em down as he didna mean to marry no such like lass as me -- him as wor ready to dee fur me?

    One Day at Arle

  • Does ta mind how tha towd me as he made light o 'me when th' lads an 'lasses plagued him, an' threeped 'em down as he didna mean to marry no such like lass as me -- him as wur ready to dee fur me?

    One Day At Arle

  • They got so thick at last, that old Jonas would say, Gilbert had gospel on his side, and did no more than gospel told him to do; but we none of us gave much credit to what he said, more by token our vicar had a brother, a colonel in the army; and as we threeped it many a time to Jonas, would he set himself up to know the gospel better than the vicar? that would be putting the cart afore the horse, like the French radicals.

    Sexton's Hero

  • "threeped them down" that they did not know what a Quaker meant.

    Stories of Comedy

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