1 Abel was a shrewd, grave giant, illiterate, kind of heart, older than the other boys and with as good or better manners in the presence of ladies.
2 When noon came, she put off her apron and sneaked away from the hospital while Mrs. Merriwether was busy writing a letter for a gangling, illiterate mountaineer.
3 Usually the occupants of the rooms were former Confederate soldiers of the rougher, illiterate type, homeless men, men without families, beating their way about the country in hope of finding work.
4 Rude, illiterate, dirty, he was a bulwark between the ladies and the terrors of Reconstruction.
5 Already many other Southern states had illiterate negroes in high public office and legislatures dominated by negroes and Carpetbaggers.
6 There is a certain swinish comfort in being with a woman who loves you utterly and respects you for being a fine gentleman--even if she is an illiterate whore.
7 Of course the illiterate ones resent your references to anything farther away than Minneapolis.
8 She was magnificently a specimen of the illiterate divorcee of forty made up to look thirty, clever, and alluring.
9 Now I am twenty-eight and am in reality more illiterate than many schoolboys of fifteen.
10 "Here, I opened your letter too," said Kitty, handing him an illiterate letter.
11 In his leisure moments, which were far from frequent, he read, although he hated books; this caused him to be not wholly illiterate.
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12 Fauchelevent, who was illiterate but very sharp, understood that he had to deal with a formidable species of man, with a fine talker.
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