1 The bitter weather had driven every one indoors and Ethan had the long rural street to himself.
2 The sky above turned slowly from azure to the delicate blue-green of a robin's egg, and the unearthly stillness of rural twilight came stealthily down about her.
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3 The sight of so much hurrying made Scarlett, fresh from rural leisure and quiet, almost breathless, but she liked it.
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4 Tonight when Atlanta was so quiet, she could close her eyes and imagine she was back in the rural stillness of Tara and that life was unchanged, unchanging.
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5 The mail service in the South was uncertain and in the rural districts there was none at all.
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6 Country negroes flocked into the cities, leaving the rural districts without labor to make the crops.
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7 The fragrance of the late blossoms seemed an emanation of the tranquil scene, a landscape tutored to the last degree of rural elegance.
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8 The auto, the telephone, rural free delivery; they're bringing the farmers in closer touch with the town.
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9 Cleric had explained to us that 'patria' here meant, not a nation or even a province, but the little rural neighbourhood on the Mincio where the poet was born.
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10 Manifestly not, since some work is easy and some hard, and we should have millions of rural mail carriers, and no coal miners.
11 It was a scene of bustle and life, as if the whole vicinity had poured forth its inhabitants to a village wake, or rural feast.
12 He was one of a class rapidly becoming extinct in Wessex, filling at present in the rural world the place which, during the last century, the dodo occupied in the world of animals.
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13 The rural world was not ripe for him.
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14 Planting himself before his dispatch-box, he rubbed his hands with a satisfaction worthy of an incorruptible rural magistrate when adjourning for luncheon; after which he extracted from the receptacle a bundle of papers.
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15 To Chichikov's curses at Selifan for not having drawn out of the way with more alacrity a rural constable with moustaches of the length of an arshin added his quota.
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