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The English original is probably that by William Combe, published in 1779, two volumes.
LAURENCE STERNE IN GERMANYHARVEY WATERMAN THAYER
The entrance to a combe—the widening mouth of a valley—is beyond, with copses on the slopes.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
Somewhere behind the broad beam of life sweeping so beautifully through the combe, somewhere behind the flower, and in the wind.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
The following extract from Dr. Andrew Combe, presents the opinion of most intelligent medical men on this subject.
A TREATISE ON DOMESTIC ECONOMYCATHERINE ESTHER BEECHER
George Combe discussed with his host the principles of phrenology, at that time claiming "its thousands of disciples."
GEORGE ELIOTMATHILDE BLIND
Combe, Mr., purchase of the "Light of the World" by, i. 67 (note).
Combe was a man of wealth, who did not disdain the part of money-lender.
These scarps may be observed in process of shaping at the head of every combe.
He brought me a letter from Mr. Combe, whom I love only one step lower.
RECORDS OF A GIRLHOODFRANCES ANN KEMBLE
It is through this combe or valley that flows the little stream from which the town takes its name.

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