1 His wife was a snarly-haired woman, sickly and washed-out of appearance, the mother of a brood of sullen and rabbity-looking children-- a brood which was increased regularly every year.
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2 The old sow had finally been captured and she and her brood rooted and grunted happily under the house where they were penned.
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3 The paddock, once full of frolicking colts and placid brood mares, was empty now except for one mule, the mule Mr. Tarleton had ridden home from the surrender.
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4 Mrs. Tarleton had a brood mare and a colt and was as happy as though she had a million dollars.
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5 She wearied of reading pure love stories in the magazines and sat by a radiator, beginning to brood.
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6 And in this same last or shoe, that old woman of the nursery tale, with the swarming brood, might very comfortably be lodged, she and all her progeny.
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7 It was easy to know them, fluttering about with extended, protecting wings when any harm, real or imaginary, threatened their precious brood.
8 He threw himself again upon the ground and began to brood.
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9 But his eyes, dimmed a little by many paintless days under sun and rain, brood on over the solemn dumping ground.
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10 A partridge, indeed, with a brood of ten behind her, ran forward threateningly, but soon repented of her fierceness, and clucked to her young ones not to be afraid.
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11 "No, thank you," I replied, turning from the table to brood over the fire.
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12 If I don't brood over all I want, it is the better for me, and not the worse for anyone.
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13 Had it not been for them, she would have been left alone to brood over her husband who did not love her.
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14 It was an evil action, of course, but it was the sole means of escape, and better not to brood over these fearful facts.
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15 His last phrase, sour smelling as the smoke of charcoal and disheartening, excited Stephen's brain, over which its fumes seemed to brood.
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