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  • Den we skins de bars, an 'we kindles a fire; briles some uf de bar meat on de coals, streeks uf lean an' lumps uf fat; an 'den we sets down an' shakes hans -- me an 'Grumbo -- ober de sweetest dinner eber et in ol' Kaintuck.

    Burl Morrison Heady 1872

  • An 'I fin's wil' strawberries fer her, an 'sometimes fiel' mushrooms, an 'sometimes I goes out in the fall an' knocks over a patridge an 'I picks an' briles it an 'sarves it up fer a little extry treat fer my lady. "

    The Comings of Cousin Ann Emma Speed Sampson 1907


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