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They lived at first in a tent; no time to build a house, till the wheat and vegetables were planted.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Now is the time to build for the future, and to avoid paying too much attention to immediate profits.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
The birds that build them swallow a certain kind of glutinous weed growing on the coral rocks.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
Ki Pak's servants proceeded to build a fire in the centre of the yard and the cook made preparations for getting supper.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
And they shall build houses, and inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards, and eat the fruits of them.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
But he would not, with his build and constitutional habit, last out here for one fortnight.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
That gentleman secured the industry for his city by organizing a corporation to build exclusively Hope-Jones organs.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
Kingston-on-Thames is still provincial in appearance, though now the centre of a great growth of modern suburbs.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
Besides the districts mentioned, tobacco is grown largely in that of Frankfort-on-the Oder.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
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