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1  I've watched her like she'd been my own daughter.
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Get Context   In BOOK 4. The Pioneer Woman's Story: III
2  The daughter laughed indulgently, and took my hat from me.
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Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: I
3  The grown-up daughter, Frances, was a very important person in our world.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: II
4  A farmer's daughter who was to be married could count on a wedding present from Frances Harling.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: II
5  No, I'm glad I had a chance to learn; but I'm thankful none of my daughters will ever have to work out.
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Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: I
6  Pavel was very bad, he said, and wanted to talk to Mr. Shimerda and his daughter; he had come to fetch them.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VIII
7  Standing before them with his hand on Antonia's shoulder, he talked in a low tone, and his daughter translated.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: X
8  Once, when I arrived at six o'clock, Lena was ushering out a fidgety mother and her awkward, overgrown daughter.
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Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: IV
9  But no matter in what straits the Pennsylvanian or Virginian found himself, he would not let his daughters go out into service.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IX
10  There was not a tennis-court in the town; physical exercise was thought rather inelegant for the daughters of well-to-do families.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IX
11  Young Harry Paine, who was to marry his employer's daughter on Monday, had come to the tent with a crowd of friends and danced all evening.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: X
12  The daughters of Black Hawk merchants had a confident, unenquiring belief that they were 'refined,' and that the country girls, who 'worked out,' were not.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IX
13  Lena was always knitting stockings for little brothers and sisters, and even the Norwegian women, who disapproved of her, admitted that she was a good daughter to her mother.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IV
14  When they had all been introduced, Anna, the eldest daughter, who had met me at the door, scattered them gently, and came bringing a white apron which she tied round her mother's waist.
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Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: I
15  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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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: V
16  It was the first time Mrs. Shimerda had been to our house, and she ran about examining our carpets and curtains and furniture, all the while commenting upon them to her daughter in an envious, complaining tone.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XIII