This narrow isthmus 'twixt two boundless seas, / The past, the future—two eternities.
Perhaps only those planks intervened 'twixt me and my life's tragedy!
He stood' twixt his white democratic frien's an' Mr. Rosenbaum.
"It seems a case of 'twixt the devil and the deep sea," he said, despairingly.
"An' the British fleet is loafin' down in the river somewhere 'twixt here an' the bay," the captain added.
And the choice goes by forever 'twixt that darkness and that light.
I also 'members seein' a drove of slaves wid nothin' on but a rag 'twixt dere legs bein' galloped roun' 'fore de buyers.
"There's many a slip 'twixt the cup and the lip," said Poppins, when he was told.
An' Baker Teal hed ter pay, an' the county treasury an' the informers divided the money 'twixt 'em.'
Let us have no more of your vapours 'twixt this and day-break, prithee.