1 On the farm thus acquired John Ferrier built himself a substantial log-house, which received so many additions in succeeding years that it grew into a roomy villa.
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2 The lower and interior space was soon filled by substantial yeomen and burghers, and such of the lesser gentry, as, from modesty, poverty, or dubious title, durst not assume any higher place.
3 Vaguely she knew she was out of connexion: she had lost touch with the substantial and vital world.
4 The Guthries were more or less their own sort, substantial, but boring: and the girls wanted husbands.
5 There are some promotions in life, which, independent of the more substantial rewards they offer, require peculiar value and dignity from the coats and waistcoats connected with them.
6 The bonfire was by this time beginning to sink low, for the fuel had not been of that substantial sort which can support a blaze long.
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7 The outer door would not open to our knock, and nothing more substantial than a torrent of bad language came from behind it.
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8 In addition to the Carpetbag gentry, substantial people from the North were moving into Atlanta, attracted by the never ceasing business activity of the town in this period of rebuilding and expansion.
9 Lily had not been long in this pallid world without discovering that Mrs. Hatch was its most substantial figure.
10 A fact thus set down in substantial history cannot easily be gainsaid.
11 They had dumplings too; small, but substantial, symmetrically globular, and indestructible dumplings.
12 Even the mother was always offering me things, though I knew she expected substantial presents in return.
13 A table in the center was set with a good substantial breakfast.
14 The boy mused awhile over the substantial change which had taken place in his worldly circumstances, and then wended toward headquarters to report.
15 You never had one shadow of substantial sorrow, Miss Catherine.