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a variant of whisht
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  • I wisht, ef you ain't got anythin' else to do, you'd come up to my house to-night after you've had your supper.

    Old Judge Priest Irvin S. Cobb
  • And it made me feel, too, that I wisht I had three or four more men along.

    Turned Adrift Harry Collingwood
  • "I wisht you would, and I'll make Cal help you," sobbed Mrs. Rucker into a corner of her apron.

    Rose of Old Harpeth Maria Thompson Daviess
  • They took no servnts, because they wisht, they said, to be privit.

    Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush William Makepeace Thackeray
  • "wisht I could play ball," sighed Leonora Hewitt, a bit dejectedly.

  • "I wisht to God that some iron dust would work its way into your soul," he said.

    Way of the Lawless Max Brand
  • wisht I could find a doctor to fix it up so I could git back to the boys.

  • I'm sorry for you an' the crew,' says he, 'an' I wisht I hadn't took the berth.

  • I low, he drawled, that you wisht a wonderful sight that your father was here.

    Every Man for Himself Norman Duncan
  • Somehow or other,” he thought, “I wisht I had took out that there insurance.

    Billy Topsail & Company Norman Duncan

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