I don't mind our boys a squeezin' of the Yankee gals, but I'll be blamed if the Yankees shall be a squeezin' ourn.
We have met the enemy and he's 'ourn,' as Mother Shafto would say.
Er yearlin' o' ourn had tooken up with neighbor cattle, an' Tyrrell, he done claimed hit.
They've got all their own money back, and all of ourn but a shekel or two besides.
"ourn is a different bus'ness altogether," replied the Tinker.
That there boy of ourn, oh, he cant be let go to the devil this way!
ourn was a shrewd rascal and nothing more nor less than a pearl poacher.
Lamon, do you know that 'we have met the enemy, and they are ourn?'
Well, I do say, Sis' Ca'line, dem two boys o' ourn done sot dis town on fiah.
Tis no bungling soldier's work, my masters,' said he, ''tis ourn.'