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1  Antonia reached him first, took his hand and kissed it.
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2  Antonia pointed up to the sky and questioned me with her glance.
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3  Antonia had opinions about everything, and she was soon able to make them known.
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4  I had never heard of cooking cucumbers, but Antonia assured me they were very good.
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5  Antonia loved to help grandmother in the kitchen and to learn about cooking and housekeeping.
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6  While Krajiek was translating for Mr. Shimerda, Antonia came up to me and held out her hand coaxingly.
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7  Antonia Shimerda liked to go with me, and we used to wonder a great deal about these birds of subterranean habit.
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8  Antonia said she didn't believe it; that the dogs probably lapped up the dew in the early morning, like the rabbits.
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9  I FIRST HEARD OF Antonia on what seemed to me an interminable journey across the great midland plain of North America.
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10  After Mr. Shimerda discovered the Russians, he went to see them almost every evening, and sometimes took Antonia with him.
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11  He told Antonia that in his country only rich people had cows, but here any man could have one who would take care of her.
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12  After Antonia had said the new words over and over, she wanted to give me a little chased silver ring she wore on her middle finger.
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13  I remember Antonia's excitement when she came into our kitchen one afternoon and announced: 'My papa find friends up north, with Russian mans.'
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14  Antonia seemed to like it; she held her little sister by the hand and chattered away in that language which seemed to me spoken so much more rapidly than mine.
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15  When we reached the level and could see the gold tree-tops, I pointed toward them, and Antonia laughed and squeezed my hand as if to tell me how glad she was I had come.
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16  Once, while he was looking at Antonia, he sighed and told us that if he had stayed at home in Russia perhaps by this time he would have had a pretty daughter of his own to cook and keep house for him.
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17  When the bank on the other side of the draw began to throw a narrow shelf of shadow, we knew we ought to be starting homeward; the chill came on quickly when the sun got low, and Antonia's dress was thin.
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