'mongst

'mongst

(mʌŋst)
prep
a poetic word for among
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So I tromped right along 'mongst 'em, en went up on de b'iler deck en 'way back aft to de ladies' cabin guard, en sot down dah in de same cheer dat I'd sot in 'mos' a hund'd million times, I reckon; en it 'uz jist home ag'in, I tell you!
I see a light a-comin' roun' de p'int bymeby, so I wade' in en shove' a log ahead o' me en swum more'n half way acrost de river, en got in 'mongst de drift- wood, en kep' my head down low, en kinder swum agin de current tell de raff come along.
The gun is used by more police departments than any other Colt and the splendid reputation which it enjoys 'mongst law-enforcement people is well-deserved.
To the great archer, not to him To meet whom flies the sun, And who is wont his features dim With clouds to overrun--But to the boy be vow'd these rhymes, Who 'mongst the roses plays, Who hear us, and at proper times To pierce fair hearts essays.
My brother Gloucester, plain well-meaning soul-- Whom fair befall in heaven 'mongst happy souls
All of the men in the audience are in Tim's position--sent to "thrust 'mongst married wives," where they are out of place (3.
My brother Gloucester, plain well-meaning soul, Whom fair befall in heaven 'mongst happy souls, May be a precedent and witness good That thou respect'st not spilling Edward's blood.
Such sentiment reaches a crescendo in the speech that begins, 'When as she swept like Venus through the house, / And in her shape fast folded up my thoughts, / Into the milkhouse went I with the maid, / And there amongst the cream bowls she did shine / As Pallas 'mongst her princely huswifery' (72-6).
the never-surfeited sea Hath caused to belch up you, and on this island Where man doth not inhabit, you 'mongst men Being most unfit to live.
Grammie wishes that Tillie would spend her time with Pep, one of her boarders, "out 'mongst some quality folks" (288).
de elders would go 'mongst de floks an' put dey han' over
But yearly I survey my country native, And, 'mongst 6 cases, live upon the dative.