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All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
The habit of refreshing oneself with a pipe on some elevated spot which commands a fine view, is common to both sexes.TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The merest acquaintance would have said something more emphatic than "I will, thank you; good-by," to such a request.THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
To suddenly discover oneself proficient where failure had been feared increases self esteem and adds to the sum of happiness.FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
He kissed her good-by, and told her she was not looking well and must take care of herself.THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
WORDS RELATED TO BY ONESELF
- all by one's lonesome
- batching it
- by itself/oneself
- by oneself
- in solitary
- me and my shadow
- me myself and I
- on one's own
- traveling light
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