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All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”
Instead of giving you a chance to say, "He has made a mistake," he forced you to say, "He has shown how to get out of a mistake."
The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.
My mother now tells me that she knew of this mistake, an error of the New York paper in copying the item from a Southern journal.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
I must make no mistake, and blunder into a national type of features, all wrong; if I make your mask, it must do us credit.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
They never knew how it got there, but thinking it was by mistake, Glavis took it into the house and spread it out.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The merest acquaintance would have said something more emphatic than "I will, thank you; good-by," to such a request.

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