Why, did ever you see

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longxianchen

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Hi,
Here are some words from the novel Lady Chatterley's Lover( para.82) by Lawrence(the University of Adelaide,here):
"Oh, you’d no right t’ave bothered, Lady Chatterley, I’m sure! I’m sure it was very good of you, but you shouldn’t ’ave bothered. Why, did ever you see!’ — and the old woman turned to the child: ‘Fancy Lady Chatterley takin’ all that trouble over yer! Why, she shouldn’t ’ave bothered!"

I feel "did ever you see" is not an interrogative sentence, but I'm not clear about its meaning.
Could you please tell me the meaning?
Thank you in advance
 
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