For one thing Fred sha'n't get into that kind of muss if I can save him from it.
It wa'n't good for him to be holed up out there in them hills all his life.
One time he landed in Pocatello when there wa'n't but one game in town.
And six weeks after that I had things in shape so't I was able to leave.
She wa'n't meant fur it—and I'd rather have her marry an American, anyhow.
If there's any awkwardness about it, it sha'n't be on my side.
I've got to get used to't—that's the short an' the long of it!
"I sha'n't tell you," came the petulant retort from the girl.
"Dan's goin' t' kill 'imself 'cause 'is wife's gone," blubbered the other.
T'e prettiness is t'e sign of t'e gootness, t'e strengt', t'e perfection.