1 For her generation the newspaper was a book; and, as her father-in-law had dropped the Times, she took it and read: "A horse with a green tail."
2 Later, another generation had planted fruit trees, which in time had spread their arms widely across the red orange weathered brick.
3 endlessly old, built up of layers of disillusion, going down in him generation after generation, like geological strata; and at the same time he was forlorn like a child.
4 All the great words, it seemed to Connie, were cancelled for her generation: love, joy, happiness, home, mother, father, husband, all these great, dynamic words were half dead now, and dying from day to day.
5 Connie felt again the tightness, niggardliness of the men of her generation.
6 Her face was averted, and she was crying blindly, in all the anguish of her generation's forlornness.
7 The younger generation were utterly unconscious of the old England.
8 I tell you, every generation breeds a more rabbity generation, with india rubber tubing for guts and tin legs and tin faces.
9 "Every generation has its improvements," said Miss Crawford, with a smile, to Edmund.
10 So, she appropriated the greater part of the weekly stipend to her own use, and consigned the rising parochial generation to even a shorter allowance than was originally provided for them.
11 During that time I have lived happily at Horsham, and I had begun to hope that this curse had passed away from the family, and that it had ended with the last generation.
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12 Yet may we shelter ourselves in the infinite goodness of Providence, which would not forever punish the innocent beyond that third or fourth generation which is threatened in Holy Writ.
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13 If each generation die and leave ghosts, he argued, the world at last will get overcrowded with them.
14 On both their mother's and their father's side they were Georgians, north Georgians, only a generation away from pioneers.
15 But Atlanta was of her own generation, crude with the crudities of youth and as headstrong and impetuous as herself.