There were at least a thousand persons present on the occasion of Hones visit.
I've been hones' with both of ye, and ye've been hones' with me.
Hones' we could 'a' killed 'em with a hammer an' done it delib'rit.
Say, hones', I never seen nothin' like it--'twere so blandiferous!
Course, schools he'p some, but looks lak all mos' o' de young'n's is studyin' 'bout is how to git ...