But mayhap you don't know what a parson is to us poor folk that has ne'er a friend more larned than theirselves but the parson.
"I canna see what they want drownin' theirselves for," said Morel.
They got theirselves married and went off, and he was well nigh as old as me.
It war the sort of thing they'd have said theirselves, and so they could relish it.
For a flea, my dear-gentlemen may bring that theirselves; but a b——-, that's a stationary, and born of a bed.
And, boys, ef thar's a rush, yer kin leave our loads to theirselves.
Jest two men by theirselves kin fix up a thing like this a lot quicker, and I seen you didn't want to talk too much before them.
I wish the public--and the company--'d try it theirselves,--for a month.
But it's time the gentry swells knowed as how we're yuman bein's as well as theirselves.
It seems that they got some trick notions about theirselves.
c.1300, variant of themself, with self, originally an inflected adjective, treated as a noun with a meaning "person." Related: Theirselves.