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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.”
The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.
Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.
Three hours ago you had never seen me, and now you swear my indifference will kill you.
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
The merest acquaintance would have said something more emphatic than "I will, thank you; good-by," to such a request.
I swear (and he did swear hard enough, if an oath could do it, to satisfy any man) I've had nothing to do with it.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
He kissed her good-by, and told her she was not looking well and must take care of herself.
Reaching Piccadilly, Gray stood for a time on the corner, indifferent to the jostling of passers-by.
DOPESAX ROHMER

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