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1  The room was filled with a lumbering double bed and a cheap pine bureau.
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2  Only Guy looked sympathetic, and he stroked the pine table and said nothing.
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3  Then in the morning we'll lie snug in our blankets and look up through the pines at an eagle.
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4  Her only innovation was painting the pine table a black and orange rather shocking to the Thanatopsis.
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5  Jackson Elder's small planing-mill, with the smell of fresh pine shavings and the burr of circular saws.
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6  A screened porch with pillars of thin painted pine surmounted by scrolls and brackets and bumps of jigsawed wood.
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7  Far off whistles at night, round the river bend, plunking paddles reechoed by the pines, and a glow on black sliding waters.
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8  It was the entrance to a Chippewa Indian reservation, a sandy settlement among Norway pines on the shore of a huge snow-glaring lake.
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9  But she was unexpectedly cheerful, and her dining-room, with its thin tablecloth on a long pine table, had the decency of clean bareness.
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10  Uncle Miles's most ecstatic trick was to make figures not on paper but right on a new pine board, with the broadest softest pencil in the world.
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11  It was a roving shanty, the cabin of a land schooner, with black oilcloth seats along the side, and for desk, a pine board to be let down on hinges.
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12  It was a tall lean shabby structure, three stories of yellow-streaked wood, the corners covered with sanded pine slabs purporting to symbolize stone.
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13  It was a suite of two rooms: a waiting-room with straight chairs, shaky pine table, and those coverless and unknown magazines which are found only in the offices of dentists and doctors.
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14  She hunted along the stale-smelling corridors with their wallpaper of cerise daisies and poison-green rosettes, streaked in white spots from spilled water, their frayed red and yellow matting, and rows of pine doors painted a sickly blue.
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15  No aching color of the sea and pride of supercilious people, but the reality of a round-bellied nickel alarm-clock on a shelf against a fuzzy unplaned pine wall, with a stiff gray wash-rag hanging above it and a kerosene-stove standing below.
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16  It was furnished with discarded patent rockers, lopsided reed chairs, a scratched pine table, a gritty straw mat, old steel engravings of milkmaids being morally amorous under willow-trees, faded chromos of roses and fish, and a kerosene stove for warming lunches.
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17  She gazed about their bedroom, and its full dismalness crawled over her: the awkward knuckly L-shape of it; the black walnut bed with apples and spotty pears carved on the headboard; the imitation maple bureau, with pink-daubed scent-bottles and a petticoated pin-cushion on a marble slab uncomfortably like a gravestone; the plain pine washstand and the garlanded water-pitcher and bowl.
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