Down near the bridge I met Bill; he weaved round in the road, for he wuz in likker.
What you boys up thar do with all th' likker ye take off'n th' boats?
She collyfugled me into it, by dint of likker and possets; and so she has herself to thank for't!
When the corn all done been shucked they'd drink the likker the marsters give 'em and then frolic and dance from sundown to sunup.
I was as proud to git a apple as dey is to git a pint o' likker.
"Folks wantin' likker don't say must t' me, but will yo', an' please," she answered sulkily.
"I reckon they'll hold the likker, anyhow," agreed Davidson.
Marster had a barrel of 'likker' put by an' the Yankees knocked the head in an' filled their canteens.
Dere warn't nothin' wrong wid our haids—dat was jus' our way of lettin' our overseer know us wanted some likker.
Ef ye'd held a leetle higher, above the level o' the likker, like I told ye, she wouldn't o' busted open thataway now.