Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
"But we won't LET you walk—it wouldn't be Southern hospitality to do it. Come right in." (33.37)
She grabbed me and hugged me tight; and then gripped me by both hands and shook and shook; and the tears come in her eyes, and run down over; and she couldn't seem to hug and shake enough, and kept saying, "You don't look as much like your mother as I reckoned you would; but law sakes, I don't care for that, I'm so glad to see you! Dear, dear, it does seem like I could eat you up! Children, it's your cousin Tom!—tell him howdy." (32.10)
"It's YOU, at last!—AIN'T it?"
I out with a "Yes'm" before I thought. (10.8, 10.9)