I knew derned well that that there Brazos pony never run off by hisself.
He says, Milord will call on you hisself, and so I hold myself—how you say 'bereit?'
If a poor man wants to enjoy a little freedom, let him go on de farm and work for hisself.
He done that hisself with the help o' some o' his men slaves.
No woman ever had a call to have a better husband nor Thomas, who spends little enough on hisself.
Now if I'd 'a' forgot your uncle's bed, he'd 'a' made it hisself and said nothing.
Why, do the old beggar not think as a feller ben't a man as well as hisself, with his comming sailors, an' be blowed to him.'
He didn't whip 'em hisself and he sure didn't allow anybody else to either.
Why, he was agoin' to keep house all by hisself, with all the pluck in life, till his father come home!
An' without knowin' why, he'd be ashamed of hisself for a cruel man.