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  • No, not that I knows on; but could 'e make room 'ere for a couple o' lodgers—little 'Uns, mind you—children, on'y 'bout so high?

    Her Benny Silas Kitto Hocking
  • Sheriff, do you reckon to take any of us Uns with you to-morrow?

  • "Not to speak of what would happen to us if old Broome should get his hand on we 'Uns," remarked the engineer casually.

    Frontier Boys in Frisco Wyn Roosevelt
  • The tale generally told was, "You 'Uns has stolen all we 'Uns had."

    War from the Inside Frederick L. (Frederick Lyman) Hitchcock
  • I'll see him soon, depend on't, and make acquaintance with his young 'Uns, and all that.

  • We 'Uns give you 'Uns a right smart lickin' up in them woods.

    War from the Inside Frederick L. (Frederick Lyman) Hitchcock
  • Do you expect, little po'k-eater, we Uns should 'a' let you do such a wicked deed as that?

    In The Saddle Oliver Optic
  • I like her—she's a lady; but these thoroughbred 'Uns—it's their skin and their mouths.

  • As Henry said, there was a "whole raft of young 'Uns" younger than he was.

    Hiram The Young Farmer Burbank L. Todd
  • Grantly hasn't any time to waste on young 'Uns like Miss Pat.

    Miss Pat at School Pemberton Ginther
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