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1  I know it's awful hard work for break sod.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XVII
2  If you'll believe it, they went to work the next day.
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3  Grandmother had said, 'Heavy field work'll spoil that girl.'
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4  Fuchs, who was the only cabinetmaker in the neighbourhood was set to work on a coffin.
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5  Under one of the windows there was a place for them to wash when they came in from work.
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6  Ambrosch and Antonia were both old enough to work in the fields, and they were willing to work.
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7  In June, Ambrosch went to work at Mr. Bushy's for a week, and took Marek with him at full wages.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XVIII
8  Ambrosch come along by the cornfield yesterday where I was at work and showed me three prairie dogs he'd shot.
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9  Yet they were the sort of men who never get on, somehow, or do anything but work hard for a dollar or two a day.
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10  From the windmill I watched Jelinek come out of the barn with the blacks, and work his way up the hillside toward the cornfield.
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11  They were both of them jovial about the cold in winter and the heat in summer, always ready to work overtime and to meet emergencies.
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12  He and grandmother were getting old for the heavy work of a farm, and as I was now thirteen they thought I ought to be going to school.
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13  One son, Fuchs said, was well-grown, and strong enough to work the land; but the father was old and frail and knew nothing about farming.
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14  The lumber was hard to work because it was full of frost, and the boards gave off a sweet smell of pine woods, as the heap of yellow shavings grew higher and higher.
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15  I travelled in the care of a mountain boy, Jake Marpole, one of the 'hands' on my father's old farm under the Blue Ridge, who was now going West to work for my grandfather.'
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16  Ambrosch was a far-seeing fellow; he soon realized that his oxen were too heavy for any work except breaking sod, and he succeeded in selling them to a newly arrived German.
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17  Fuchs had been a cowboy, a stage-driver, a bartender, a miner; had wandered all over that great Western country and done hard work everywhere, though, as grandmother said, he had nothing to show for it.
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