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1  The girls, still laughing, were trying to escape.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VII
2  Girls who had to walk more than half a mile to school were pitied.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IX
3  The girls out there usually got rough and mannish after they went to herding.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IV
4  She was quicker in speech, lighter in movement and manner than the other girls.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VII
5  He shaved after dinner, and washed hisself all over after the girls had done the dishes.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XIV
6  Well, I can take them some victuals, anyway, and say a word of comfort to them poor little girls.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XIV
7  The two girls would wander for miles along the edge of the cornfields, hunting for ground-cherries.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: IV
8  The wind was so strong that I had to hold my hat on, and the girls' skirts were blown out before them.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: III
9  While I stood awkwardly confronting the two girls, Krajiek came up from the barn to see what was going on.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: III
10  WE KNEW THAT THINGS were hard for our Bohemian neighbours, but the two girls were lighthearted and never complained.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: V
11  The girls had on cotton dresses under their shawls; they kept shivering beneath the buffalo robes and hugging each other for warmth.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: IX
12  Now there was a place where the girls could wear their new dresses, and where one could laugh aloud without being reproved by the ensuing silence.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VIII
13  Before the spring term of school was over, I could fight, play 'keeps,' tease the little girls, and use forbidden words as well as any boy in my class.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: I
14  When boys and girls are growing up, life can't stand still, not even in the quietest of country towns; and they have to grow up, whether they will or no.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VIII
15  At three o'clock one met little girls in white dresses and little boys in the round-collared shirts of the time, hurrying along the sidewalk on their way to the tent.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VIII
16  Her yellow hair was burned to a ruddy thatch on her head; but her legs and arms, curiously enough, in spite of constant exposure to the sun, kept a miraculous whiteness which somehow made her seem more undressed than other girls who went scantily clad.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IV
17  All the young men felt the attraction of the fine, well-set-up country girls who had come to town to earn a living, and, in nearly every case, to help the father struggle out of debt, or to make it possible for the younger children of the family to go to school.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IX
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