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  • The gravediggers sweated heavily and knew their business and their brogue was Irish.†   (source)
  • On March 22, in the House of Commons, Burke had delivered in his heavy Irish brogue one of the longest, most brilliant speeches of his career, calling for conciliation with America.†   (source)
  • MARTHA (Affects a brogue) Awww, 'tis the refuge we take when the unreality of the world weighs too heavy on our tiny heads.†   (source)
  • If you think about it, a person from Scotland with a brogue might not be able to communicate with a person from Texas with a drawl, or with a person from Nigeria with that very clipped speech.†   (source)
  • She has the same green wool knee socks, sloppily down around her ankles, the brown school brogues scuffed at the toes, one lace broken and knotted, the yellowish-brown hair with the bangs falling into her eyes, the eyes gray-green.†   (source)
  • After several of the Irish himself, Feeney had slipped comfortably into the brogue of the country he'd never seen—that indeed his great-great-grandparents had never set foot on.†   (source)
  • Lapse into brogue.†   (source)
  • His clothing for the occasion had been carefully chosen—a white oxford cloth shirt, a black leather jacket, slim-fitting khaki trousers, a pair of suede brogues with rubber soles that made no sound when he walked.†   (source)
  • Again only the soles and heels of his brogues were visible to Franny.†   (source)
  • But he could see her sometimes, going around the village in her brogues and tweeds, with her notebooks and her pencils, asking innumerable questions of everyone.†   (source)
  • He had a rich deep voice, good both in song and in speech, and while he had no brogue there was a rise and a lilt and a cadence to his talk that made it sound sweet in the ears of the taciturn farmers from the valley bottom.†   (source)
  • Suddenly she lurched up and her voice fell across his brogue like a drill into a mechanical saw.†   (source)
  • I got rid of an Irish brogue you could cut with a knife.†   (source)
  • spoke with a brogue as thick as his beer
  • Mallory Keen spoke in a faint Irish brogue.†   (source)
  • "I mean it, now, Zooey," Franny said, more or less addressing his brogues.†   (source)
  • Lola's attention was drawn to the black and white leather of his brogues, and he was aware of her admiring them and waggled one foot to a rhythm in his head.†   (source)
  • In a white singlet and the trousers of his suit, he went down the short straight run of stairs in his stockinged feet carrying a pair of black brogues.†   (source)
  • 'Boy,' he would say to me in the thick brogue of a champion drunk, 'the only way to fight is to fight dirty.†   (source)
  • They were custom made and there beside the cheap tan brogues of the farmer they had the elegantly slender well-bred appearance of fine gloves.†   (source)
  • Sometimes referred to as the Outer Banks Brogue, Ocracoke dialect is marked by unusual pronunciations of words like high and tide, which sound like hoi and toid, so that locals are often referred to as Hoi-Toiders.†   (source)
  • The rest of us wore rough tweeds and brogues.†   (source)
  • "A stentor, me ignorant broth of a boy!" cried Mrs. Tarleton, aping his brogue.†   (source)
  • They talked about ties with matching handkerchiefs and they wore brogue shoes and shirts that had bright red and green and yellow stripes in them.†   (source)
  • An instant of silence, then out of the dark a thick Irish brogue shouted: "Happy New Year, youse Nolans!"†   (source)
  • Their lazy, blurred voices fell pleasantly on his ears, but his own brisk brogue clung to his tongue.†   (source)
  • It irritated her so much that during one formal call she aped Gerald's brogue to her aunt's distress.†   (source)
  • And suddenly she grinned for, as a voice thick with brogue and whisky came to her, raised in "Peg in a Low-backed Car," she knew.†   (source)
  • There's none in the County can touch you, nor in the state," he informed his mount, with pride, the brogue of County Meath still heavy on his tongue in spite of thirty-nine years in America.†   (source)
  • No one would have thought that red-haired Bridget Flaherty, who had a sun-defying white skin and a brogue that could be cut with a butter knife, had stolen her father's hidden hoard to come to America to be chambermaid in a New York hotel.†   (source)
  • And the valet, who had begun to attempt a brogue out of admiration for his new master, made requisite answer in a combination of Geechee and County Meath that would have puzzled anyone except those two alone.†   (source)
  • " 'tis cold, all right, this morning," said the one on the left, who possessed a rich brogue.†   (source)
  • You can spot an Irishman or a Yorkshireman by his brogue.†   (source)
  • "And I'm to wear my brogues and run jeopardy of the red-coats to please you?" cries Alan.†   (source)
  • One can only guess that the original material of his speech was perhaps the surly Kerry brogue; but the degradation of speech that occurs in London, Glasgow, Dublin and big cities generally has been at work on it so long that nobody but an arrant cockney would dream of calling it a brogue now; for its music is almost gone, though its surliness is still perceptible.†   (source)
  • I picked up both that and his brogues, wished him a good morning, and set off upon my way, leaving him barefoot and disarmed.†   (source)
  • "He gaed very close by me, to be sure, but it's a strange thing that I should just have been tying my brogues."†   (source)
  • The two shillings carried him not quite as many miles; at the end of which distance, he sat down upon the wayside and took off his brogues from his feet, like a man about to rest.†   (source)
  • I was then taken out in my turn by another of the sons, and given that change of clothing of which I had stood so long in need, and a pair of Highland brogues made of deer-leather, rather strange at first, but after a little practice very easy to the feet.†   (source)
  • First, he knew he could have no more of my money; next, the brogues were worth in that country only a few pence; and, lastly, the knife, which was really a dagger, it was against the law for him to carry.†   (source)
  • Sir Marhaus the king's son of Ireland talks like all the rest; you ought to give him a brogue, or at least a characteristic expletive; by this means one would recognize him as soon as he spoke, without his ever being named.†   (source)
  • Moooikill A Aitcha Ha ignorant as a kish of brogues, worth fifty thousand pounds.†   (source)
  • Mulligan, nine pounds, three pairs of socks, one pair brogues, ties.†   (source)
  • Cork air softer also their brogue.†   (source)
  • His nether extremities were encased in high Balbriggan buskins dyed in lichen purple, the feet being shod with brogues of salted cowhide laced with the windpipe of the same beast.†   (source)
  • The chair of the resident indeed stood vacant before the hearth but on either flank of it the figure of Bannon in explorer's kit of tweed shorts and salted cowhide brogues contrasted sharply with the primrose elegance and townbred manners of Malachi Roland St John Mulligan.†   (source)
  • The brothel cook, mrs keogh, wrinkled, greybearded, in a greasy bib, men's grey and green socks and brogues, floursmeared, a rollingpin stuck with raw pastry in her bare red arm and hand, appears at the door.†   (source)
  • …6/— in all sure you cant get on in this world without style all going in food and rent when I get it Ill lash it around I tell you in fine style I always want to throw a handful of tea into the pot measuring and mincing if I buy a pair of old brogues itself do you like those new shoes yes how much were they Ive no clothes at all the brown costume and the skirt and jacket and the one at the cleaners 3 whats that for any woman cutting up this old hat and patching up the other the men…†   (source)
  • BLOOM: (In caubeen with clay pipe stuck in the band, dusty brogues, an emigrant's red handkerchief bundle in his hand, leading a black bogoak pig by a sugaun, with a smile in his eye) Let me be going now, woman of the house, for by all the goats in Connemara I'm after having the father and mother of a bating.†   (source)
  • BLOOM: (In an oatmeal sporting suit, a sprig of woodbine in the lapel, tony buff shirt, shepherd's plaid Saint Andrew's cross scarftie, white spats, fawn dustcoat on his arm, tawny red brogues, fieldglasses in bandolier and a grey billycock hat) Do you remember a long long time, years and years ago, just after Milly, Marionette we called her, was weaned when we all went together to Fairyhouse races, was it?†   (source)
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