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"I'll bet yo 'un a hoss I ken put a ball through that Yank's heart at fifty paces," he roared.
"Never teched the Yank or tree, either," and he kicked up his heels like a young colt.
Chief of the Yank-ton band, and principal orator of the nation; his body curiously tattooed.
I'm a good enough Yank to see if your dinky police is such an all-fired cute little bunch of wonder-workers as you say!
“I reckon the ‘Little Yank’ has called your death sentence, pardner,” said one of the Confederates, roughly.
A DAUGHTER OF THE UNIONLUCY FOSTER MADISON
But I forgot to yank down those dark filters over the ends of the Zeiss.
CUE FOR QUIETTHOMAS L. SHERRED
He thought it was decidedly more interesting to yank a fish in out of the wet the instant he bit, and then lay for another.
CRUISINGS IN THE CASCADESGEORGE O. SHIELDS
Jerry gave the kite cord a yank, and the phosphorous-covered figure swayed weirdly high in the air.
We were after26 meat, and not just sport; and when we had a trout bite we wanted to yank him right out.
To his surprise, he felt it give, and summoning all his remaining strength, he rose to his knees and gave a quick yank to it.

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