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under deed. Unabridged
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  • Well, they shan't want while I'm alive, nor after my death neither, and Dick ud make his own way with nobody's help.

  • Play that piece in front of an audience of coalminers and what 'ud you get?

    The Foolish Lovers St. John G. Ervine
  • There's fellers 'ud hand over any sense they ever collected fer the dame that's had savvee to buy a fi' cent perfume.

    The Triumph of John Kars Ridgwell Cullum
  • Only people 'ud call 'im Perce, of course, an' that would be 'orrible.

    The Foolish Lovers St. John G. Ervine
  • Phwat for ud Oi be wantin' a returrn ticket when Oi'm here already?

    Mr. Punch's Irish Humour Charles Keene, Various
  • By the Rock of Cashel, it 'ud be a hard case av the priest was to want.

    Jack Hinton Charles James Lever
  • And he they were after hangin' a fine big man, 'ud weigh every ounce of fourteen stone.

  • It might be a blow to her at first, but it 'ud be a blow as 'ud carry healing with it i' the long run.

    Aunt Rachel David Christie Murray
  • If one uv 'em 'ud jus' come to me 'n' say: 'Jack, it's a fact, we can't ring in the solitary confinement act on you.

  • Pickles was in ecstasies, and declared that "Not a policeman in London 'ud know her."

    Sue, A Little Heroine L. T. Meade
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