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1  There wasn't a tree here when we first came.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: I
2  I recognized every tree and sandbank and rugged draw.
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Get Context   In BOOK 4. The Pioneer Woman's Story: III
3  I like to be where I know every stack and tree, and where all the ground is friendly.
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Get Context   In BOOK 4. The Pioneer Woman's Story: IV
4  Her neck came up strongly out of her shoulders, like the bole of a tree out of the turf.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XVII
5  As it grew dark, I asked whether I might light the Christmas tree before the lamp was brought.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XII
6  When I got to the pond, I could see that he was bringing in a little cedar tree across his pommel.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XI
7  Mr. Shimerda rose, crossed himself, and quietly knelt down before the tree, his head sunk forward.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XII
8  As I drew near home that morning, I saw Mrs. Harling out in her yard, digging round her mountain-ash tree.
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9  Our tree became the talking tree of the fairy tale; legends and stories nestled like birds in its branches.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XI
10  We were so deep in the grass that we could see nothing but the blue sky over us and the gold tree in front of us.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: III
11  By the time we had placed the cold, fresh-smelling little tree in a corner of the sitting-room, it was already Christmas Eve.
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12  As we walked through the apple orchard, grown up in tall bluegrass, Antonia kept stopping to tell me about one tree and another.
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13  She had only to stand in the orchard, to put her hand on a little crab tree and look up at the apples, to make you feel the goodness of planting and tending and harvesting at last.
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Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: I
14  I took the spade away from Mrs. Harling, and while I loosened the earth around the tree, she sat down on the steps and talked about the oriole family that had a nest in its branches.
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Get Context   In BOOK 4. The Pioneer Woman's Story: II
15  After we sat down to our waffles and sausage, Jake told us how pleased the Shimerdas had been with their presents; even Ambrosch was friendly and went to the creek with him to cut the Christmas tree.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XII
16  Sometimes I went south to visit our German neighbours and to admire their catalpa grove, or to see the big elm tree that grew up out of a deep crack in the earth and had a hawk's nest in its branches.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: IV
17  In that singular light every little tree and shock of wheat, every sunflower stalk and clump of snow-on-the-mountain, drew itself up high and pointed; the very clods and furrows in the fields seemed to stand up sharply.
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Get Context   In BOOK 4. The Pioneer Woman's Story: IV
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