1 Now, plantation after plantation was going back to the forest, and dismal fields of broomsedge, scrub oak and runty pines had grown stealthily about silent ruins and over old cotton fields.
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2 It was salvation to push the heavy tables, to scrub them, to be exact in placing the sheet.
3 They were passing a grove of scrub poplars, feeble by day but looming now like a menacing wall.
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4 When I came upon the Marshalls' delivery horse, tied in the shade, the girls had already taken their baskets and gone down the east road which wound through the sand and scrub.
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5 Then, too, Elzbieta had heard something about a chance to scrub floors in Durham's offices and was waiting every day for word.
6 Most fortunately, at this juncture, Elzbieta got the long-awaited chance to go at five o'clock in the morning and help scrub the office floors of one of the packers.
7 The coyote skulks among the scrub, the buzzard flaps heavily through the air, and the clumsy grizzly bear lumbers through the dark ravines, and picks up such sustenance as it can amongst the rocks.
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8 Or the resolute refusal of some pimpled dirty little scrub in sandals to sell his soul.
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9 Both road and stream wound up through a valley dense with scrub oak and fir.
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10 There was scrub and long grass all about us, and I did not feel safe from their insidious approach.
11 It was on a back water surrounded by scrub and forest, with a pretty border of smelly mud on one side, and on the three others inclosed by a crazy fence of rushes.
12 Soft brushes to scrub yourself, and a wooden bowl of soap smelling like primroses.
13 Why, you know I don't mind hard jobs much, and there must always be one scrub in a family.
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14 "I'd think a man as fussy and old maidish as Frank would keep things tidier," she thought, scrubbing her grimy hands with her handkerchief.
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15 There was no one in sight, however, but a char-woman who was scrubbing the stairs.
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