the children's counting-out rhyme is first attested 1855 as eeny meeny moany mite; form eene meenee mainee mo is attested from 1923. Another variation is eeny meeny tipty te.
When you don't have that in mind when you're going solo, it's an eeny miney mo setup.
"I thought you were practising your music, eeny," said Grace.
Why, they could eeny most walk ashore, come mornin, if she holds.
The sisters had their arms around each other's waist, and eeny seemed entranced.
"Yes, eeny," she said; and eeny came in, looking at her searchingly.
I called in eeny, and told her what had happened, and shocked the poor child as she was never shocked before.
There was one consolation for Grace and eeny in their solitude.
eeny came over, kissed her father and sister good-night, and retired.
A man must be daft that takes his wifes death so hard it eeny most kills him, and he stays single all the rest of his life.
Still holding her sister's hand, Kate went upstairs, and eeny had eyes and ears for no one else.