This narrow isthmus 'twixt two boundless seas, / The past, the future—two eternities.
He might have killed me for't; but he knew that to do so would place a barrier 'twixt him and you.
He stood' twixt his white democratic frien's an' Mr. Rosenbaum.
And the sentry that was at our door—is he not to a changed 'twixt this and hanging-time?
"An' the British fleet is loafin' down in the river somewhere 'twixt here an' the bay," the captain added.
If we escape I may fairly claim to have saved your life, 'twixt what I have done and what I may yet do.
I also 'members seein' a drove of slaves wid nothin' on but a rag 'twixt dere legs bein' galloped roun' 'fore de buyers.
twixt what thou art, and what thou wouldst be, let No "If" arise on which to lay the blame.
An' Baker Teal hed ter pay, an' the county treasury an' the informers divided the money 'twixt 'em.'
Perhaps only those planks intervened 'twixt me and my life's tragedy!