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1  All had borrowed money on their land.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IX
2  The great land had never looked to me so big and free.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VII
3  ""Now, see here, Ambrosch," says I, "there's a law in this land, don't forget that."
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Get Context   In BOOK 4. The Pioneer Woman's Story: III
4  The cornfields were far apart in those times, with miles of wild grazing land between.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XIX
5  This cornfield, and the sorghum patch behind the barn, were the only broken land in sight.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: II
6  There was nothing but land: not a country at all, but the material out of which countries are made.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: I
7  I found that I remembered the conformation of the land as one remembers the modelling of human faces.
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Get Context   In BOOK 4. The Pioneer Woman's Story: III
8  Mental excitement was apt to send me with a rush back to my own naked land and the figures scattered upon it.
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Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: I
9  Perhaps Russian Peter, come from farther away than any of us, had brought from his land, too, some such belief.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VIII
10  But his father made a fuss about it and said he wouldn't give Nick any land if he married me, so he's going to marry Annie Iverson.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IV
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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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: X
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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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: III
13  She knew every farmer for miles about: how much land he had under cultivation, how many cattle he was feeding, what his liabilities were.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: II
14  We were taking them some provisions, as they had come to live on a wild place where there was no garden or chicken-house, and very little broken land.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: III
15  The old pasture land was now being broken up into wheatfields and cornfields, the red grass was disappearing, and the whole face of the country was changing.
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Get Context   In BOOK 4. The Pioneer Woman's Story: III
16  It developed that Mrs. Shimerda and Ambrosch wanted the old man buried on the southwest corner of their own land; indeed, under the very stake that marked the corner.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XV
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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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: III
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