A man's like a baby: he wants a lot of attention, especially about his vittles.
They're like empty nail-kags, and they'll eat a lot of vittles and we've got the money to pay!
An presenly, mum, ef I didn see dat white gal settin in de kitchen eatin her vittles by hersef.
"Yes, but this gives you vittles to eat," said the old woman.
But don't attempt to convert a Ethiopian person while his stummuck yearns for vittles.
He'll get his vittles and his bed, and a trifle of wages if he works for 'em.
The woman looked up at me with haggard eyes: 'It ain't the vittles, but the pain that's worrying me, ma'am.'
He fixed it so as we could both go in with aperns on and toting vittles.
Well, you's welcome to them vittles, and I'm powful glad to git dis spoon.
You've got to have vittles and clothes, even in Trumet, and a place to put your head in nights.