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  • "woice," inasmuch as how as labouring under "a wiolent 'orseness," for which he had long been taking pectoral lozenges.

    Jorrocks' Jaunts and Jollities

  • ‘His wery woice,’ said the Captain, looking round with an exultation to which even his face could hardly render justice — ‘his wery woice as chock full o’ science as ever it was!

    Dombey and Son

  • Sleep is what you want, afore all other things, and may you be able to show yourself smart with that there balsam for the still small woice of a wounded mind!

    Dombey and Son

  • A biled fowl, and baked bread-and-butter pudding, brought Mrs. Walmers up a little; but Boots could have wished, he must privately own to me, to have seen her more sensible of the woice of love, and less abandoning of herself to currants.

    The Holly-Tree

  • A biled fowl, and baked bread-and-butter pudding, brought Mrs. Walmers up a little; but Boots could have wished, he must privately own to me, to have seen her more sensible of the woice of love, and less abandoning of herself to currants.

    The Holly-Tree

  • But low, boys low, he rises, shrivering, with his spittyful eyes and his whoozebecome woice.

    Finnegans Wake

  • A deep woice from the intearor shouted out, in reply to the coachmin, “A SAINTE PELAGIE!”

    The Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush

  • How do you do it? cheeped the Gripes in a wherry whiggy maudelenian woice and the jack - asses all within bawl laughed and brayed for his intentions for they knew their sly toad lowry now.

    Finnegans Wake

  • Hollering oysters and bean-soup has guv 'me a splendid woice; and instead of skeering 'em away, if the thieves were to hear me singing out, my style of doing it would almost coax 'em to come and be took up.

    The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, February 1844 Volume 23, Number 2

  • "If ever you are attacked with the gout, just you marry a widder as had got a good loud woice with a decent notion of using it, and you will never have the gout agin!"

    The Best Short Stories of 1920 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story

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