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1  I make my first communion very young; what the Church teach seem plain to me.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XV
2  Beside a frozen pond something happened to the other sledge; Peter saw it plainly.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VIII
3  I believe that botanists do not confirm Fuchs's story, but insist that the sunflower was native to those plains.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: IV
4  I FIRST HEARD OF Antonia on what seemed to me an interminable journey across the great midland plain of North America.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: I
5  The chief of these was the question of inheritance: Mrs. Cutter told her husband it was plainly his fault they had no children.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XI
6  JULY CAME ON with that breathless, brilliant heat which makes the plains of Kansas and Nebraska the best corn country in the world.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XIX
7  If all the great plain from the Missouri to the Rocky Mountains had been under glass, and the heat regulated by a thermometer, it could not have been better for the yellow tassels that were ripening and fertilizing the silk day by day.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XIX
8  Fuchs told me that the sunflowers were introduced into that country by the Mormons; that at the time of the persecution, when they left Missouri and struck out into the wilderness to find a place where they could worship God in their own way, the members of the first exploring party, crossing the plains to Utah, scattered sunflower seed as they went.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: IV