An' its hardly to be wondered at, for one hauf o'th' fowk we meet i'th' streets on a neet, seem to be druffen.
He holds a tumbler in his right hand, and swears, in his Yorkshire dialect, that he is 'King and a hauf!'
Soa up he climb'd onto th' pooast, an' began praichin away, an' kept at it woll they wor all hauf pined to deeath.
Says he, "I dinna doubt but she wad mak my parritch, but the plague is, she wad be fair to sup the hauf o' them."
We've hauf a day to goa wanderin' abaat an' me i' this state—net fit to walk a yard.
We'd hauf an haar to wait for th' train to Payris, an' Billy made straight for th' refreshment raam.
If he'd been seized wi th' neet-mare he wod'nt ha been hauf as helpless, as he wor under Billy's horse weight.
An' off he went, wonderin ha mich he could save aght o'th' hauf craan Joa'd gien him.
He'd getten th' hauf on 'em cut, when up comes th' chap at they'd borrowed it on.