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Contraction of had not.
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had not
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(ˈhæd nt)
contraction of had not.
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Aunt Sally she looked old and tired and let the children snarl and fuss at one another and didn't seem to notice it was going on, which wasn't her usual style; me and Tom had a plenty to think about without talking; Benny she looked like she hadn't had much sleep, and whenever she'd lift her head a little and steal a look towards her father you could see there was tears in her eyes; and as for the old man, his things stayed on his plate and got cold without him knowing they was there, I reckon, for he was thinking and thinking all the time, and never said a word and never et a bite.
I did wish she hadn't said anything about the dog because I mightn't of thought about it if she hadn't.
Like a chump, he had told Elizabeth on the first day of his visit that he hadn't any money except what he made out of his job as secretary of the club.
You had dined out last evening and hadn't been back since.
I won't say that they disbelieved me--not my father, at any rate--but he seems to think that it was somehow my fault--that if you hadn't been there that night the thing wouldn't have happened.
Tell Josiah Bounderby of Coketown, of your district schools and your model schools, and your training schools, and your whole kettle-of-fish of schools; and Josiah Bounderby of Coketown, tells you plainly, all right, all correct - he hadn't such advantages - but let us have hard-headed, solid-fisted people - the education that made him won't do for everybody, he knows well - such and such his education was, however, and you may force him to swallow boiling fat, but you shall never force him to suppress the facts of his life.'
"Auntie, I wish I hadn't done it -- but I didn't think."
I should never have got into that trouble if I'd been true to you--if I hadn't been a fool.
This is a serious question, my dear, and you should NOT go on licking your paw like that--as if Dinah hadn't washed you this morning!
Pap he hadn't been seen for more than a year, and that was comfortable for me; I didn't want to see him no more.
I hadn't the time, and I certainly did not have the inclination.
"Now, now, you hadn't oughter be roaming about alone on a night like this.