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  • pro. thyself.

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Examples

  • Eh, lad, but whether thou be Hedgar, or Hedgar's business man, thou hesn't naw business 'ere wi' _my_ Dora, as I knaws on, an 'whether thou calls thysen Hedgar or Harold, if thou stick to she I'll stick to thee -- stick to tha like a weasel to a rabbit, I will.

    Becket and other plays

  • She hated the dialect: the thee and the tha and the thysen.

    Lady Chatterley's Lover

  • "Should thee like to clap thysen into britches as cowd as a tub o 'water?" he said.

    Sons and Lovers

  • "Thee strip thysen stark nak'd to wesh thy flesh i 'that scullery," said the miner, as he rubbed his hair; "nowt b'r a ice-'ouse!"

    Sons and Lovers

  • 'Tha'lt rouse thysen up a bit again, now, Maggie,' the father-in-law said -- and then to me: '' ers not bin very bright sin 'Alfred came whoam, an' the bod flyed awee.

    England, My England

  • Thou mun put th 'horse in the trap and fetch the rest thysen.'

    Tales of the Five Towns

  • Thou just kept quiet, so that they might get off easy, even though thou wert kept longer in quod thysen.

    The Day of Judgment

  • Tha wants us to go 'ome, -- why doezn't tha go' ome thysen?

    The Treasure of Heaven A Romance of Riches

  • "M'appen tha knaw'd the little chap as Christ's man zent to prizon thysen?"

    The Treasure of Heaven A Romance of Riches

  • "Parson," said Joan coolly, but not roughly, "tha'd ha 'hard work to help thysen, if so be as th' lads wur willin '."

    That Lass O' Lowrie's 1877

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