1 Tom Slattery owned no slaves, and he and his two oldest boys spasmodically worked their few acres of cotton, while the wife and younger children tended what was supposed to be a vegetable garden.
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2 We could not determine whether they were animal or vegetable.
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3 The clouds of white dust that blew up the street, the gusts of hot wind that withered his vegetable garden, never disturbed his calm.
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4 Further away still, vegetable gardens abounded, with frequent small plantations of orange or lemon trees intervening.
5 He snuffed in every corner, in the barn, in the cow-shed, in the henhouses, in the vegetable garden, and found traces of Snowball almost everywhere.
6 It was the united products of infinitesimal vegetable causes, and these were neither stems, leaves, fruit, blades, prickles, lichen, nor moss.
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7 In the end, wisely and carefully we shall readjust the balance of animal and vegetable life to suit our human needs.
8 I must have read very perspicuously, or the poor soul must have been deeply interested, for I remember she had a cloudy impression, after I had done, that they were a sort of vegetable.
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9 I even entertained some idea of putting myself on a vegetable diet, vaguely conceiving that, in becoming a graminivorous animal, I should sacrifice to Dora.
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10 When the nettle is young, the leaf makes an excellent vegetable; when it is older, it has filaments and fibres like hemp and flax.
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11 Moreover, he was regular, and never went out except for well-demonstrated requirements of the orchard and vegetable garden.
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12 He smiled to think that it was this disorder, the misrule and confusion of his father's house and the stagnation of vegetable life, which was to win the day in his soul.
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13 Next, he opened a gate into a large vegetable enclosure, and thence the koliaska emerged into a square near a wooden church, with, showing beyond the latter, the roofs of the manorial homestead.
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14 However there was still plenty of hog meat, as well as chickens and vegetables.
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15 The soft earth was scarred with hoof prints and heavy wheels and the vegetables were mashed into the soil.
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