Our Pilgrim stock wuz pithed with hardihood.
We wuz robbed!1932 After Schmeling's unexpected defeat by Jack Sharkey, 21 Jun. Quoted in Peter Heller In This Corner (1975). Jack Dempsey in1927 claimed 'I was robbed of the championship' when he lost to Gene Tunney. The cry was subsequently widely adopted by aggrieved losers.
'Slavery's a thing thet depends on complexion, It's God's law thet fetters on black skins don't chafe; Ef brains wuz to settle it (horrid reflection!) Wich of our onnable body'd be safe?'james russell lowell
We felt the universe wuz safe, an' God wuz on his throne.sam walter foss
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