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1  "Here, you two youngsters be off home to your mother," said the Badger kindly.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV. MR. BADGER
2  The Mole had been working very hard all the morning, spring-cleaning his little home.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER I. THE RIVER BANK
3  I've never even ventured to call on him at his own home myself, though I know him so well.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER III. THE WILD WOOD
4  Meanwhile, the wafts from his old home pleaded, whispered, conjured, and finally claimed him imperiously.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER V. DULCE DOMUM
5  Now then," said the Rat presently, "we really must pull ourselves together and make a start for home while there's still a little light left.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER III. THE WILD WOOD
6  Leaf-mould rose and obliterated, streams in their winter freshets brought sand and soil to clog and to cover, and in course of time our home was ready for us again, and we moved in.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV. MR. BADGER
7  Then they got out their boat from the boat-house, sculled down the river home, and at a very late hour sat down to supper in their own cosy riverside parlour, to the Rat's great joy and contentment.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER II. THE OPEN ROAD
8  When they got home, the Rat made a bright fire in the parlour, and planted the Mole in an arm-chair in front of it, having fetched down a dressing-gown and slippers for him, and told him river stories till supper-time.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER I. THE RIVER BANK
9  Late in the evening, tired and happy and miles from home, they drew up on a remote common far from habitations, turned the horse loose to graze, and ate their simple supper sitting on the grass by the side of the cart.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER II. THE OPEN ROAD
10  A garden-seat stood on one side of the door, and on the other a roller; for the Mole, who was a tidy animal when at home, could not stand having his ground kicked up by other animals into little runs that ended in earth-heaps.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER V. DULCE DOMUM
11  Then a gust of bitter wind took them in the back of the neck, a small sting of frozen sleet on the skin woke them as from a dream, and they knew their toes to be cold and their legs tired, and their own home distant a weary way.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER V. DULCE DOMUM
12  And the home had been happy with him, too, evidently, and was missing him, and wanted him back, and was telling him so, through his nose, sorrowfully, reproachfully, but with no bitterness or anger; only with plaintive reminder that it was there, and wanted him.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER V. DULCE DOMUM
13  The hard work had all been done, and the two animals were resting, thoroughly exhausted, by the time Toad appeared on the scene, fresh and gay, remarking what a pleasant easy life it was they were all leading now, after the cares and worries and fatigues of housekeeping at home.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER II. THE OPEN ROAD
14  Moving at will from one theatre to another, the two spectators, so far from home themselves, had something of wistfulness in their eyes as they watched a cat being stroked, a sleepy child picked up and huddled off to bed, or a tired man stretch and knock out his pipe on the end of a smouldering log.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER V. DULCE DOMUM
15  As he hurried along, eagerly anticipating the moment when he would be at home again among the things he knew and liked, the Mole saw clearly that he was an animal of tilled field and hedge-row, linked to the ploughed furrow, the frequented pasture, the lane of evening lingerings, the cultivated garden-plot.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV. MR. BADGER
16  The reason was, of course, that he being naturally an underground animal by birth and breeding, the situation of Badger's house exactly suited him and made him feel at home; while the Rat, who slept every night in a bedroom the windows of which opened on a breezy river, naturally felt the atmosphere still and oppressive.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV. MR. BADGER
17  Pausing there a moment and looking back, they saw the whole mass of the Wild Wood, dense, menacing, compact, grimly set in vast white surroundings; simultaneously they turned and made swiftly for home, for firelight and the familiar things it played on, for the voice, sounding cheerily outside their window, of the river that they knew and trusted in all its moods, that never made them afraid with any amazement.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV. MR. BADGER
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