References in classic literature ?
"You see, she don't want to hurt the doctor's feelings, so she don't say anything to him about it; but she is always polite, herself, and it hurts that kind for people to be rude to them."
"As you say, it's all right to tell you, but don't let the boys know I blabbed, or Prince will take my head off.
Chilton, you don't mean--you didn't try to get somebody's hand and heart once, like Mr.
"I don't think anything, only I don't understand this..."
"There aren't any mice or woodchucks in that hole, so don't be foolish."
"Well, then, if it don't itch and can't itch, what in the nation is it scratching it for?
And since I can't have that, I don't care about the rest.
I'm going to squirm and wriggle and whisper, and I'm going to say I don't know the Golden Text.
Dev- ils don't slosh around much of a Sunday, I don't reckon."
"I don't care a rap about it," Billy said the second time.
Come, don't waste a minute -- not a SECOND -- we'll have them tarred and feathered, and flung in the river!"
I don't like compliments, and I don't see why a man should think he is pleasing a woman enormously when he says to her a whole heap of things that he doesn't mean.