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1  Why, waiting for me to take a ride.
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2  Ethan's love of nature did not take the form of a taste for agriculture.
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3  He saw his blunder before she could take it up: she wanted sympathy, not consolation.
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4  "I'll go out and take a look around," he said, going toward the passage to get his lantern.
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5  She was quick to learn, but forgetful and dreamy, and not disposed to take the matter seriously.
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6  He saw her quick lids beating back the tears, and longed to take her in his arms and soothe her.
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7  He was planning to take advantage of the Hales' sympathy to obtain money from them on false pretences.
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8  She had taken everything else from him; and now she meant to take the one thing that made up for all the others.
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9  "That trunk of yours is too heavy for the sleigh, and Dan'l Byrne'll be round to take it over to the Flats," she said.
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10  I kinder knew I'd want to take a ride to-night, Eady, in his triumph, tried to put a sentimental note into his bragging voice.
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11  A moment ago he had wondered what he and Mattie were to live on when they reached the West; now he saw that he had not even the money to take her there.
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12  Frome turned away again, and taking up his razor stooped to catch the reflection of his stretched cheek in the blotched looking-glass above the wash-stand.
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13  He turned and looked at her where she lay indistinctly outlined under the dark calico quilt, her high-boned face taking a grayish tinge from the whiteness of the pillow.
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14  Eady and his assistant were both "down street," and young Denis, who seldom deigned to take their place, was lounging by the stove with a knot of the golden youth of Starkfield.
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15  When she came to take care of his mother she had seemed to Ethan like the very genius of health, but he soon saw that her skill as a nurse had been acquired by the absorbed observation of her own symptoms.
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16  All the long misery of his baffled past, of his youth of failure, hardship and vain effort, rose up in his soul in bitterness and seemed to take shape before him in the woman who at every turn had barred his way.
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17  "I've got my shooting pains so bad that I'm going over to Bettsbridge to spend the night with Aunt Martha Pierce and see that new doctor," she answered in a matter-of-fact tone, as if she had said she was going into the store-room to take a look at the preserves, or up to the attic to go over the blankets.
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