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A gentleman of the bar remarked that he could see no impropriety in a man and his wife a-door-ing each other.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
I sees you pitchin' eberyt'ing away; I jes put this jug in hyar, 'ca'se I 'lowed you'd want some.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
Madame Bill near fell off her chair with surprise, and began ha-ha-ing melodious.
THE BELTED SEASARTHUR COLTON
Moung Ing then went in search of Mr. Judson; and it was nearly dark when he found him in the interior of an obscure prison.
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
Nagsalip-ing kug kwarta sa libru, I placed some money in between the pages of the book.
A DICTIONARY OF CEBUANO VISAYANJOHN U. WOLFF
Like numerous other nouns, it has its diminutive in os, its plural in wug, and its local form in ing.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
In this participle the termination -ing seems almost equivalent to that of the past participle: comp.
MILTON'S COMUSJOHN MILTON
It seemed almost wholly made up of canned goods, and boxes of half-Spanish cigars, and play ing-cards.
SI KLEGG, BOOK 2 (OF 6)JOHN MCELROY
All the dogs were barking; all the Huskies were ta-yar-r-r-ing and chasing on.
LEFT ON LABRADORCHARLES ASBURY STEPHENS
He was used to Swami-ing, and out here he had been stifled, frustrated.
SENSE FROM THOUGHT DIVIDEMARK IRVIN CLIFTON

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