DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?
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My long-bow 'gainst a plugged shilling that he would run and bellow lustily at sight of a quarter-staff.Robin Hood|J. Walker McSpadden
Then if God's hands kept me here in the shanty 'gainst all Waldstricker could do, can't they keep you here, huh?The Secret of the Storm Country|Grace Miller White
Did you not appear as one who stood four-square 'gainst every wind that blows, and asked for more?By the Christmas Fire|Samuel McChord Crothers
Nay, even Hades will make fast her gates 'Gainst such offenders, innocently vile!The Mortal Gods and Other Plays|Olive Tilford Dargan
And, as thou hop'st t' enjoy eternal life, Feel no resentment 'gainst a dying man!Olla Podrida|Frederick Marryat