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Yon deep bell tolls no matin—'tis the tocsin's hurried blare!
I'd believe it quicker aboot yon ither chiel, Charlie Rogerson.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
He feels not the emotion of love, for his heart is made of ice, while his dark mind changes as the waters of yon river.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
And if yer on a hoss, ye can foller a trail down to brushy fork and out on yon side.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
As the madman was working over here, I climbed and slipped, and cut steps in the rock face of the cliff, on yon side.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
Little by little Peter's table of statistics filled; here a pocket, there a streak, yon a clear ten feet of low-grade ore.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
Behind yon pine wood he built an altar unto thee and Odin, There thou mayst see the roof of his still dwelling.
THE DEATH OF BALDERJOHANNES EWALD
And the Duchess, still with a glance hither and yon, sank upon the sofa to which she had made her way unaided.
THE AWKWARD AGEHENRY JAMES
He might be glowering at the two of us out of yon whin-bush, and I wouldna wonder!
Behold the bookshelf of a dunceWho borrows—never lends; Yon work, in twenty volumes, onceBelonged to twenty friends.

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