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Hesitatingly, and like a clumsy yokel, I blurted: I have been wondering whether you cared for the performance I gave?
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
How can she have cared a hang for Ned, if she's ready to go and marry a yokel, for the sake of a home and respectability?
Some yokel writes in the village paper, as Henley had written before, "James's stuff was not worth doing."
INSTIGATIONSEZRA POUND
The yokel if he feels inclined for a sleep lies down and takes it just as the dumb creatures do.
For among the mud-larks he recognises one who, early in the day, offered insult to himself, calling him a “country yokel.”
One is already furious—a big hulking fellow, their leader and instigator, and the same who had cried, “country yokel.”
We found the "Green Man" readily enough, with a country yokel to point the way, for which he expected the price of a beer.
THE AUTOMOBILIST ABROADM. F. (MILBURG FRANCISCO) MANSFIELD
Dressed in his gardener's green smock he went through the town, whistling happily as any yokel.
KISINGTON TOWNABBIE FARWELL BROWN
The Arab yokel coming to Bagdad is fearful of losing his identity, and ties a pumpkin to his leg before going to sleep.
A yokel watching a cavalry regiment in Autumn Manoeuvres over a bridge.

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