All De Land I'se ever got I work mighty hard fer it an' I'se got it yit.
I go to de first houses in De Land, de lords, de ministers, de princes.
De Land belongs to de Goverment, de mule and ting on de place belong to de Goverment, and we have to 'spect to pay somef'n for um.
General Bratton love dat place; so him named it proud, like De Land of Canaan.
Fo' De Land sakes, Massa Dick, wot am dat contraption yo' boys dun put togedder back ob de bahn yesterday?
De Land upon de Nile vas unwholesome, and de purrying of de poddies made it vorse.
He take me from De Land of darkness, and bring me to De Land of light.
He's stayin' a long time in De Land o' Nod for not havin' nuttin' wrong wit' 'im.
There will be a difference in De Land, sir, but we can't help dat; each one work his own and do as well as he kin.
He owned all De Land 'round Dawkins and had 'bout 200 slaves, dat lived in good houses and was we well fed.