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`` We didn't want town work '', Jones said.
`` We got fired '', Jones said.
`` We can get it if we dig '', he said patiently.
`` We can boil it '', he said.
So, I mustered my few words of the Manu dialect and said, `` We greet you in peace.
`` We made it, Cappy '', the chick said.
`` We -- we eloped '', Cappy said.
We showed them to each other and said `` Would you have guessed ''??
A Yale historian, writing a few years ago in The Yale Review, said: `` We in New England have long since segregated our children ''.
`` We were possessed by visions of a new civilization to come, very pure and elevated '', he has said, `` in fact some ideal form of socialism such as we had dreamed of since the war of 1914-1918 ''.
`` We are ready for your next mysterious assignment '', said Mr. Baer to the Hetman.
`` We tried to settle this dispute '', he said, `` but could never come to an agreement.
President Kennedy was right when he said, `` We shall never negotiate out of fear and we never shall fear to negotiate ''.
`` We just sit quiet and wait '', Prevot had said.
We said there that it was necessary `` that a registrant be given an opportunity to rebut ( the Department's ) recommendation when it comes to the Appeal Board, the agency with the ultimate responsibility for classification ''.
`` We, the Subscribers, do agree, that as soon as a convenient Number of Persons have subscribed to this, or a similar Writing, We will present a petition to the Hon'ble General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, praying for an Act incorporating into a Body politic the subscribers to such Writing with Liberty to build such a Bridge, and a Right to demand a Toll equal to that received at Malden Bridge, and on like Terms, and if such an Act shall be obtained, then we severally agree each with the others, that we will hold in the said Bridge the several shares set against our respective Names, the whole into two hundred shares being divided, and that we will pay such sums of Money at such Times and in such Manners, as by the said proposed Corporation, shall be directed and required ''.
Another woman, addressing Christmas cards, said to her husband: `` We sent them one last year but they didn't send us one, so they probably won't send us one this year because they'll think we won't send them one because they didn't last year, don't you think, or shall we ''??
`` We no longer have Tom Moore's and Longfellow's ' heart for any fate ', either '', I said.
`` We go to the park with this nice lady '', one of them said.
`` We bump '', one said ; ;
`` We grind, too '', he said.

said and had
She stared at him, her eyes wide as she thought about what he had said ; ;
His wife had said to him: `` Nellie is in love with Clayton Roy.
`` You're Gavin's son '', Joe Purvis had said.
She said, and her tone had softened until it was almost friendly.
Six hundred and forty acres, the old man back in St. Louis had said ; ;
I had always, I said, hankered after working hard with my hands.
`` It's Curtiss '', he said, naming the man Rankin had hit.
Even as he said it, Greg knew they had found the enemy.
An Ah coudn ansuh him an so Ah said ' Aw right, Ah gay-ess, an his fathuh didn uttuh one wohd an aftuh Huhmun was gone, the majuh laughed an tole me thet he an the bawh had been hevin an occasional drink t'gethuh f'ovuh a yeah, onleh an occasional one, but just the same it was behahn mah back, an Ah doan think thet's nahce at all, d'you ''??
Sometimes I wondered vaguely what he did about women for my Aunt, by blood, had died some years ago, but neither of us said anything.
`` Dear girl '', Walter had finally said, `` he writes me that he is sleeping in the English Gardens ''.
Mary Jane had smilingly said.
There had been classroom guffaws which quickly subsided as Professor Griggs said dryly: `` I see your point, Pauson.
The pretty little twittering WACS said he had the look of eagles -- and Penny, hating the cliche, had to admit that in this case it applied.
`` Hi there, Schaffner '', he had said.
Waddell had heard that he had been a commando in Rommel's Afrika Corps, and he said to himself: I'd hate to run into him in the desert on a dark night.
Aloud he had said, making conversation:
`` Yes '', Herr Schaffner had said.
`` Thank you '', the German had said courteously.
His superiors had said that all marines were depraved.
He could think of nothing else save his mental image of her nude figure and what Charles had said that morning about Margaret Rider.
Occasionally he would look across the aisle at Margaret, fourteen and demure in a fresh green organdy dress, sitting in the sixth-grade row, and he could hardly believe she would do what Charles had said she did.
At noontime, remembering what the teacher had said about maybe playing with the kids, Jack stayed close to the schoolhouse while all the other big boys, except Charles, went off out the road to play ball.

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