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" I'd liked to've skipped that ere. Why, sir, I've heerd different accounts as to that. Uncle Obe Verity told me he reckoned .the captin cut off one of the bear's paws, when he lay stretched out asleep, one day, with his jack-knife, and sucked that for... "
Sporting Scenes and Sundry Sketches: Being the Miscellaneous Writings of J ... - Page 51
by J. Cypress - 1842
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 17

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Timothy Flint, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1841
...eat Ļ what did he feed on V " О — О — ! Oh, I 'd like to 've skipped that ere. Why, sir, 1 've heerd different accounts as to that. Uncle Obe Verity...his jack-knife, and sucked that for fodder, and they pay there 'sa smart deal o' nourishment in a white bear's foot. But if I may be allowed to spend my...
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The Irish Quarterly Review, Volume 2, Part 1

Ireland - 1852
...Why, Sir, I've heered different accounts as to that. Uncle Obe Verity told me he reconed the captain cut off one of the bear's paws, when he lay stretched...foot. But if I may be allowed to spend my 'pinion, I sould say my old man's account is the Tightest, and that's — what's as follows. You see after they'd...
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A Quarter Race in Kentucky: And Other Sketches, Illustrative of Scenes ...

William Trotter Porter - 1846 - 199 pages
...a hardy man will get used to almost" " No, no : what did he eat ? what did he feed on ?" " O—O— I'd liked to've skipped that ere. Why, sir, I've heerd...'pinion, I should say my old man's account is the lightest, and that's — what's as follows. You see after they'd been out three days abouts, they begun...
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Major Thorpe's Scenes in Arkansaw ...

William Trotter Porter - American wit and humor - 1858
...Venus, stop : tell us, in the name of wonder, how did the captain contrive to support life all this time ?" " Why, sir, to be sure, it was a hard kind...'pinion, I should say my old man's account is the lightest, and that's — what's as follows. You see after they'd been out three days abouts, they begun...
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The Boy's Birth-day Book: Tales

1859
...Why, sir, I've heerd different accounts as to that. Uncle Obe Verity told me he reckoned the capting cut off one of the bear's paws, when he lay stretched...in a white bear's foot. But if I may be allowed to aspress my 'pinion, I should say my old man's account is the rightest, and that's— what's as follows....
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Traits of American Humor

Thomas Chandler Haliburton - American wit and humor - 1866 - 337 pages
...man will get used to almost—" " No, no : what did he eat ? what did he feed on ? " « O—O—I'd liked to've skipped that ere. Why, Sir, I've heerd...'pinion, I should say my old man's account is the Tightest, and that's—what's as follows. You see after they'd been out three days abouts, they begun...
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Traits of American humour, by native authors, ed. and adapted by the author ...

American humour - 1866 - 337 pages
...but a hardy man will get used to almost — " " No, no : what did he eat ? what did he feed on ? " he lay stretched out asleep one day, with his jack-knife,...'pinion, I should say my old man's account is the lightest, and that's — what's as follows. You see after they'd been out three days abouts, they begun...
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Cyclopędia of Wit and Humor, Volume 1

Wayne E. Burton - Wit and humor - 1867
...a hardy man will get used to almost " "No, no: what did he eat? what did he feed on?" " 0 — 0 — I'd liked to've skipped that ere. Why, sir, I've heerd...'pinion, I should say my old man's account is the Tightest, and that's — what's as follows. You see after they'd been out three days abouts, they begun...
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Mark Twain and the Art of the Tall Tale

Henry B. Wonham - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 224 pages
...Why, sir, I've heard different accounts as to that. Uncle Obe Verity told me he reckoned the Captain cut off one of the bear's paws, when he lay stretched...with his jack-knife, and sucked that for fodder." Venus prefers a different version of the story, in which an unsuspecting seal climbs onto the ice floe...
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A QUARTER RACE IN KENTUCKY, AND OTHER SKETCHES

1854
...sir, to be sure, it was a hard kind o' life to support, but a hardy man will get used to almost" u No, no : what did he eat ? what did he feed on ?"...'pinion, I should say my old man's account is the A BEAR STORV. Tightest, and that's — what's as follows. You see after they'd been out three days...
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