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  • Mars Marrabo had to pull on de lines an' hoi' de hoss up ter keep 'im f'um runnin' ober Ben.

    The Conjure Woman Charles W. Chesnutt
  • Every now and then it uttered its mournful hoi, hoi, hoi, hoi!

    Burr Junior G. Manville Fenn
  • Gartok, who was destitute neither of intelligence nor of humour, laughed, but the laugh slid into a most emphatic “hoi!”

    The Walrus Hunters R.M. Ballantyne
  • But where hoi polloi thinks that it gets the best of everything it is mistaken.

  • This wager is then covered by the smaller bets of hoi poiloi.

  • A hollow groan, unlike anything she had ever heard in her life, came from the front, followed by a shout of "hoi there!"

  • "Heah, hoi you' apron," said the old man to Polly, who gathered up the lower corners of her apron and stood nearer the bed.

  • I say as one 'Varsity man to another—we're not hoi polloi—could you lend me some money?

    Letters from America Rupert Brooke

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