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1  When Pavel's health grew so bad, they decided to try farming.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VIII
2  Her husband knew very little about farming and often grew discouraged.
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Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: I
3  We saw more of our country neighbours now than when we lived on the farm.
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4  The Widow Steavens rode up from her farm eight miles down the Black Hawk road.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XVI
5  There ain't any end to the work on a farm, and always so much trouble happens.
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6  That river was to be my compensation for the lost freedom of the farming country.
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7  We did not talk about the farm in Virginia, which had been her home for so many years.
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8  Mrs. Steavens, who now lived on our farm, grew as fond of Antonia as we had been, and always brought us news of her.
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9  This was the first town house one passed driving in from the farm, a landmark which told country people their long ride was over.
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10  He and grandmother were getting old for the heavy work of a farm, and as I was now thirteen they thought I ought to be going to school.
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11  By the time they paid Krajiek for the land, and bought his horses and oxen and some old farm machinery, they had very little money left.
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12  One son, Fuchs said, was well-grown, and strong enough to work the land; but the father was old and frail and knew nothing about farming.
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13  I DO NOT REMEMBER our arrival at my grandfather's farm sometime before daybreak, after a drive of nearly twenty miles with heavy work-horses.
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14  They told me they worked in Kansas City in the winter, and in summer they went out among the farming towns with their tent and taught dancing.
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15  All through the wheat season, she told us, Ambrosch hired his sister out like a man, and she went from farm to farm, binding sheaves or working with the threshers.
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16  I travelled in the care of a mountain boy, Jake Marpole, one of the 'hands' on my father's old farm under the Blue Ridge, who was now going West to work for my grandfather.'
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17  The land was growing rougher; I was told that we were approaching Squaw Creek, which cut up the west half of the Shimerdas' place and made the land of little value for farming.
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