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1  All the world seems out on the river to-day.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER I. THE RIVER BANK
2  "Finest house on the whole river," cried Toad boisterously.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER II. THE OPEN ROAD
3  The Rat was sitting on the river bank, singing a little song.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER II. THE OPEN ROAD
4  Over went the boat, and he found himself struggling in the river.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER I. THE RIVER BANK
5  There's nothing else being talked about, all along the river bank.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER II. THE OPEN ROAD
6  But again there was a streak of bubbles on the surface of the river.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER I. THE RIVER BANK
7  Since early morning he had been swimming in the river, in company with his friends the ducks.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER II. THE OPEN ROAD
8  So the Rat went away, and sat on the river bank in the sun, and made up a song about them, which he called.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER II. THE OPEN ROAD
9  He thought his happiness was complete when, as he meandered aimlessly along, suddenly he stood by the edge of a full-fed river.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER I. THE RIVER BANK
10  I was just going to send a boat down the river for you, Ratty, with strict orders that you were to be fetched up here at once, whatever you were doing.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER II. THE OPEN ROAD
11  Rounding a bend in the river, they came in sight of a handsome, dignified old house of mellowed red brick, with well-kept lawns reaching down to the water's edge.
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12  The underground atmosphere was oppressing him and getting on his nerves, and he seemed really to be afraid that the river would run away if he wasn't there to look after it.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV. MR. BADGER
13  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
14  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
15  So the good-natured Mole, having cut some slices of ham, set the hedgehogs to fry it, and returned to his own breakfast, while the Otter and the Rat, their heads together, eagerly talked river-shop, which is long shop and talk that is endless, running on like the babbling river itself.
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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  As he sat on the grass and looked across the river, a dark hole in the bank opposite, just above the water's edge, caught his eye, and dreamily he fell to considering what a nice snug dwelling-place it would make for an animal with few wants and fond of a bijou riverside residence, above flood level and remote from noise and dust.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER I. THE RIVER BANK
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