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1  Nels Erdstrom, fine clean young Svenska.
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2  Surly young men in khaki union-overalls.
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3  She was young, naive, stimulated by the coolness.
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4  In the doorway a young man audibly sucking a toothpick.
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5  A tobacco shop called "The Smoke House," filled with young men shaking dice for cigarettes.
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6  Miss Bea was a stalwart, corn-colored, laughing young woman, and she was bored by farm-work.
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7  A girl on a hilltop; credulous, plastic, young; drinking the air as she longed to drink life.
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8  She almost gave up library work to become one of the young women who dance in cheese-cloth in the moonlight.
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9  But it secretes friendly girls, young men who sing, and one lady instructress who really likes Milton and Carlyle.
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10  She saw Mr. Marbury, a woman teacher of gymnastics in a high school, a chief clerk from the Great Northern Railway offices, a young lawyer.
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11  She was melancholy at sight of the mousey girls with whom she had "always intended to get acquainted," and the half dozen young men who were ready to fall in love with her.
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12  Thus to the young Sappho spake the melon-venders; thus the captains to Zenobia; and in the damp cave over gnawed bones the hairy suitor thus protested to the woman advocate of matriarchy.
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13  She fancied that she was slipping through the streets invisible; but when she had passed, Mr. Ludelmeyer puffed into the store and coughed at his clerk, "I seen a young woman, she come along the side street."
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14  She had always maintained that there is no American peasantry, and she sought now to defend her faith by seeing imagination and enterprise in the young Swedish farmers, and in a traveling man working over his order-blanks.
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15  A classmate named Stewart Snyder, a competent bulky young man in a gray flannel shirt, a rusty black bow tie, and the green-and-purple class cap, grumbled to her as they walked behind the others in the muck of the South St. Paul stockyards, "These college chumps make me tired."
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16  The dust-caked doors are open, and from the smoking-car drifts back a visible blue line of stinging tobacco smoke, and with it a crackle of laughter over the story which the young man in the bright blue suit and lavender tie and light yellow shoes has just told to the squat man in garage overalls.
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17  Yet so radioactive were her nerves, so adventurous her trust in rather vaguely conceived sweetness and light, that she was more energetic than any of the hulking young women who, with calves bulging in heavy-ribbed woolen stockings beneath decorous blue serge bloomers, thuddingly galloped across the floor of the "gym" in practise for the Blodgett Ladies' Basket-Ball Team.
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