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1  It was not far to the river, but both were ready before Amy reached them.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER EIGHT
2  He didn't come, and just at night I remembered what you said when Amy fell into the river.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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3  The river and the hills are delicious, and these glimpses of the narrow cross streets are my delight.
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4  They are wild to see the river, sketch the broken bridge, and copy some of the things they admire in my book.
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5  There was a long pause, while a blackbird sung blithely on the willow by the river, and the tall grass rustled in the wind.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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6  Jo spent the morning on the river with Laurie and the afternoon reading and crying over The Wide, Wide World, up in the apple tree.
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7  All walked quietly through the garden, out at the little back gate, and began to climb the hill that lay between the house and river.
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8  Laurie had vanished round the bend, Jo was just at the turn, and Amy, far behind, striking out toward the smoother ice in the middle of the river.
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9  Three white-headed children peeped over the fence, and an objectionable dog barked at them from the other side of the river with all his might and main.
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10  She heard of a young horse at the farm house over the river, and though a lady had never ridden him, she resolved to try, because he was handsome and spirited.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE
11  At sunset the tent was struck, hampers packed, wickets pulled up, boats loaded, and the whole party floated down the river, singing at the tops of their voices.
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12  Lying on the grass at the feet of the two young ladies, Mr. Brooke obediently began the story, with the handsome brown eyes steadily fixed upon the sunshiny river.
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13  After this Amy subsided, till a mania for sketching from nature set her to haunting river, field, and wood, for picturesque studies, and sighing for ruins to copy.
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14  Gardening, walks, rows on the river, and flower hunts employed the fine days, and for rainy ones, they had house diversions, some old, some new, all more or less original.
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15  Meg colored behind the brake, but asked no questions and looked across the river with the same expectant expression which Mr. Brooke had worn when he told the story of the knight.
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16  He had no thought of a melodramatic plunge, but some blind instinct led him to fling hat and coat into his boat, and row away with all his might, making better time up the river than he had done in any race.
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17  Jo pointed, and Laurie sat up to examine, for through an opening in the wood one could look cross the wide, blue river, the meadows on the other side, far over the outskirts of the great city, to the green hills that rose to meet the sky.
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18  For a minute Jo's heart stood still, as he swung himself down the bank toward the river, but it takes much folly, sin or misery to send a young man to a violent death, and Laurie was not one of the weak sort who are conquered by a single failure.
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19  Jo heard Amy panting after her run, stamping her feet and blowing on her fingers as she tried to put her skates on, but Jo never turned and went slowly zigzagging down the river, taking a bitter, unhappy sort of satisfaction in her sister's troubles.
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20  With the wreck of her frail body, Beth's soul grew strong, and though she said little, those about her felt that she was ready, saw that the first pilgrim called was likewise the fittest, and waited with her on the shore, trying to see the Shining Ones coming to receive her when she crossed the river.
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