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1  But a man's country comes first.
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2  They are an honour to their country.
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3  An Irish country practice is better.
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4  They drove merrily along the country roads.
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5  Mr Dedalus began to sway his head to and fro, crooning like a country singer.
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6  The cold light of the dawn lay over the country, over the unpeopled fields and the closed cottages.
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7  When the soul of a man is born in this country there are nets flung at it to hold it back from flight.
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8  He went from country to country in the east, from Africa to India, from India to Japan, baptizing the people.
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9  The cattle which had seemed so beautiful in the country on sunny days revolted him and he could not even look at the milk they yielded.
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10  They were all in different countries and the countries were in continents and the continents were in the world and the world was in the universe.
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11  Turned off that valve at once and opened the spiritual-heroic refrigerating apparatus, invented and patented in all countries by Dante Alighieri.
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12  The terror of sleep fascinated his mind as he watched the silent country or heard from time to time his father's deep breath or sudden sleepy movement.
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13  I'll sing a tenor song against him or I'll vault a five-barred gate against him or I'll run with him after the hounds across the country as I did thirty years ago along with the Kerry Boy and the best man for it.
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14  They thought of army commissions and land agents: peasants greeted them along the roads in the country; they knew the names of certain French dishes and gave orders to jarvies in high-pitched provincial voices which pierced through their skin-tight accents.
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15  There was the smell of evening in the air, the smell of the fields in the country where they digged up turnips to peel them and eat them when they went out for a walk to Major Barton's, the smell there was in the little wood beyond the pavilion where the gallnuts were.
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16  When the gymnasium had been opened he had heard another voice urging him to be strong and manly and healthy and when the movement towards national revival had begun to be felt in the college yet another voice had bidden him be true to his country and help to raise up her language and tradition.
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17  He had told himself bitterly as he walked through the streets that she was a figure of the womanhood of her country, a bat-like soul waking to the consciousness of itself in darkness and secrecy and loneliness, tarrying awhile, loveless and sinless, with her mild lover and leaving him to whisper of innocent transgressions in the latticed ear of a priest.
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