The Oakdale Affair

By Edgar Rice Burroughs

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91 2 "They aint "They ain't
91 3 I aint I ain't
91 2 3 Squibbs house Squibbs' house
91 6 aint got ain't got
92 6 it wa'nt safe it wa'n't safe
92 4 10 Squibbs house Squibbs' house
94 2 1 to nothin. to nothin'.
94 8 1 Squibbs place," Squibbs' place,"
97 4 2 "We aint "We ain't
98 1 8 Squibbs place Squibbs' place
98 3 1 hiself de hisself de
98 5 4 he aint

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