"Fifteen dollars? I god you'se as crazy as uh betsy bug! FIve dollars."
"All right, Brother Mayor. If you wants tuh rob uh poor man lak me uh everything he got tuh make auh livin' wid, Ah'll take de five dollars"
"Me and Daisy done talked dat over, but if you just got tuh know, Ad'd buy Daisy uh passenger train and give it tuh her."
"See? Ah told yah dat nigger didn't love yuh. Me, Ah'll beg de Judge tuh hang me, and wouldn't take nothin' less than life."
"Naw, Ah ain't mo young gal no me; but den Ah ain't no old woman neither. Ah reckon Ah looks mah age too. But Ah'm a woman every inch of me, and Ah know it. Dat's uh whole lot more'n you kin say. Talkin' 'bout me lookin' old! When you pull down yo' britches, you look lak de change uh life."
"Yeah, Jody, don't keer whut dat multiplied cockroach told yuh tuh git yo' money, you got tuh die, and yuh can't live."
...... A deep sob came out of Jody's weak frame.
Joes funeral was the finest thing Orange County had ever seen with Negro eyes.....
"Marrry! Joe ain't had time tuh git cold yet. Ah ain't give marryin' de first thought."
"Ah is, 'cause Ah can't play uh lick."
"Dis is de last day for dat excuse. You got auh board round heah?"