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After passing through the low country on the way to Kandy, we began gradually to climb an up-grade.

But it sounds a good deal like swearing when you hear them on the up-grade on our hill in the night.

It only took a few minutes to get the cart to the top of the up-grade, and after that the mule walked slowly but readily off.

Some excuse might be offered for the Hilo train, as the route is up-grade, while the railways in Luzon are as flat as a table.

The up-grade of the hill tipped the little gas you did have back in the tank so it would not run out, you see.

Rounded the august point of Lookout in great haste, when we had about ten miles of up-grade.

When we hit the up-grade two miles beyond we may begin to expect something.

If we had inoculated Jane Marsh when her butter factory was on the up-grade, we should have cured her arm.

I call the up-grade the positive phase and the down-grade the negative phase.