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1  And then, I've forgot my English so.
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Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: I
2  He'd been a sailor on an English boat and had seen lots of queer places.
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Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: IV
3  The woman had a quick ear, and caught up phrases whenever she heard English spoken.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: X
4  Presently Ambrosch said sullenly in English: 'You take them ox tomorrow and try the sod plough.'
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XVII
5  Tony learned English so quickly that by the time school began she could speak as well as any of us.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: III
6  They could not speak enough English to ask for advice, or even to make their most pressing wants known.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: III
7  Mrs. Shimerda grumbled, but realized it was important that one member of the family should learn English.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: IV
8  The little children, who could not speak English, murmured comments to each other in their rich old language.
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9  Even after she learned to speak English readily, there was always something impulsive and foreign in her speech.
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Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: IV
10  By this time she could speak enough English to ask me a great many questions about what our men were doing in the fields.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XVII
11  Again, he would sit until nearly midnight, talking about Latin and English poetry, or telling me about his long stay in Italy.
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Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: I
12  They had not learned much English, and were not so ambitious as Tony or Lena; but they were kind, simple girls and they were always happy.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XII
13  Before I got into the wagon, he took a book out of his pocket, opened it, and showed me a page with two alphabets, one English and the other Bohemian.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: III
14  She was quick at understanding the grandmothers who spoke no English, and the most reticent and distrustful of them would tell her their story without realizing they were doing so.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: II
15  He said he would have come to see the Shimerdas before, but he had hired out to husk corn all the fall, and since winter began he had been going to the school by the mill, to learn English, along with the little children.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XV