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1  Three of the Harling children were near me in age.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: II
2  You needn't say anything about that to the children.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IV
3  It makes a woman grasping to see her children want for things.
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4  They seemed especially interested in children and vacant lots.
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5  Nina was only six, and she was rather more complex than the other children.
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6  They loved children and animals and music, and rough play and digging in the earth.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VI
7  If he was at home, the children had to go to bed early, or they came over to my house to play.
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8  The woman started off with two children, but it was clear that her family might grow larger on the journey.
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9  Old Hata, she was called, and the children loved to see her coming and saved their cakes and sweets for her.
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10  Otto was already one of those drifting, case-hardened labourers who never marry or have children of their own.
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11  If you took her in and gave her a warm place by the fire, she sang old songs to the children in a cracked voice, like this.
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12  Mrs. Harling and Nina and Antonia made as much noise as a houseful of children, and there was usually somebody at the piano.
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13  The next summer, when the long trains of wagons came through with all the women and children, they had the sunflower trail to follow.
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14  The children, in their bright hoods and comforters, never walked, but always ran from the moment they left their door, beating their mittens against their sides.
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15  All the dainties she brought down from the Big House were for the blind child, and she beat and cuffed her other children whenever she found them teasing him or trying to get his chicken-bone away from him.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VII
16  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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17  I was restrained from utter savagery only by the fact that Mrs. Harling, our nearest neighbour, kept an eye on me, and if my behaviour went beyond certain bounds I was not permitted to come into her yard or to play with her jolly children.
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