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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 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
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
Reaching Piccadilly, Gray stood for a time on the corner, indifferent to the jostling of passers-by.
DOPESAX ROHMER
Their rights and limitations in this regard are also bounded by charter, by-laws and usage.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
From the near-by barracks troopers craned through windows, and gathered in doorways.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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