En I ain' tellin' you no lie, suh, I stood dar en cried wid um.
But I shoved her out of the door, tellin' her what she were.
And this is all the thanks I git for tellin' Hopewell Drugg that he'd brought his pigs to the wrong market.
"This young man I'm tellin' about lived in Buffalo," continued the Father.
Why thin, piper o' Moses, don't I know I'm welcome, an' yit you must be tellin' me what everybody knows!
I did see it, indade, Mr. Gridley, and it's the truth I'm tellin' ye.
"Smoke that, while ye're tellin' me 'bout Andy," he suggested.
An' a chip of the old block, by what mama's been tellin' me.
I'm tellin' you my experiences, an' I've had ez heavy a load an' ez high a check's any horse here.
"If I had the bird I'd ring his neck for tellin' tales," the porter remarked.