S'pose when I'm done eatin' I got to go up an' go to pickin'.
Thinks I to m'self, they is pickin' them blackberries down to the crick.
I wouldn't waste my days and nights pickin' up sich runts as them.
You're tired to pieces with this pickin' and sortin', an' you're comin' over to dinner, both on ye.
She wouldn't have been my choice if I'd been doin' the pickin'.
Is a feller free when he's got two pickin' at him instead of one?
Every fellow was out at daylight pickin' cotton or hoein' or plowin'.
And I said, 'They're all pickin' on me and callin' me cowardy calf!'
A body 'd think you'd been diggin' clams and pickin' cranberries in Bassett's Holler all your life long, to hear you.
She's pickin' herself up out the dust and hurryin' home like two-forty.