Aun' Peggy tol' 'im she 'd wuk 'er roots, en fer 'im ter come back de nex' night, en she 'd tell 'im w'at she c'd do fer 'im.
No sir, I tol' him how he couldn't hev' 'em if he wus two lords.
Mean that you repeated anything I tol' you in confidence when I was full?
Night 'fore last was tol'able chilly in your wagon, I reckon?
My mammy and pappy was bo'n in Africa, dats what dey's tol' me.
Thought yo' tol' me you wuz a married man when Ah knowed you fust.
I ast Father John 'bout it one day 'n' it looked lak it hurt 'im, 'n' he tol' me not to have them spells if I c'd he'p it.
I wait on him hand and foot; I cook his bacon jest like he tol' me you did it fer him.
I d' know's I ort to say so, but this here district No. 34 is a poot' tol'able hard school to teach.
Like I tol' you, back in Covington, Kentucky, we don't have places like that.