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1  She would toss her head and ask me to feel the muscles swell in her brown arm.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XIX
2  Each gust, as it bore down, rattled the panes, and swelled off like the others.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VIII
3  The swelling lines of her figure had been hidden under the shapeless rags she wore in the fields.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IV
4  'Little now; be very much when cook,' spreading out her hands as if to indicate that the pint would swell to a gallon.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: X
5  Set back on a swell of land at my right, I saw a wide farm-house, with a red barn and an ash grove, and cattle-yards in front that sloped down to the highroad.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: I
6  Below us we could see the windings of the river, and Black Hawk, grouped among its trees, and, beyond, the rolling country, swelling gently until it met the sky.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XIV
7  The road from the post-office came directly by our door, crossed the farmyard, and curved round this little pond, beyond which it began to climb the gentle swell of unbroken prairie to the west.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: II