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" ... about it went wrong, and would go wrong in spite of him. His fences were continually falling to pieces; his cow would either go astray or get among... "
The Edinburgh magazine, and literary miscellany, a new series of The Scots ... - Page 316
1819
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Complete Works, Volume 9

Washington Irving - 1882
...piece of ground in the whole country ; every thing about it went wrong, and would go wrong, in spite of him. His fences were continually falling to pieces...weeds were sure to grow quicker in his fields than anywhere else ; the rain always made a point of setting in just as he had some out-door work to do...
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Rip Van Winkle and Other Sketches

Washington Irving - 1882 - 240 pages
...little piece of ground in the whole country; everything about it went wrong, and would go wrong in spite of him. His fences were continually falling to pieces;...weeds were sure to grow quicker in his fields than anywhere else; the rain always made a point of setting in just as he had some out-door work to do;...
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Gleanings from Popular Authors, Grave and Gay, Volume 1

Gleanings - 1882
...piece of ground in the whole country ; everything about it went wrong, and would go wrong in spite of him. His fences were continually falling to pieces...weeds were sure to grow quicker in hi.s fields than anywhere else ; the rain always made a mother's heels, equipped in a pair of his father's cast-off...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent

Washington Irving - 1882 - 374 pages
...piece of ground in the whole country ; everything about it went wrong, and would go wrong in spite of him. His fences were continually falling to pieces...cabbages ; weeds were sure to grow quicker in his fields that anywhere else ; the rain always made a point of setting in just as he had some out-door work to...
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Selections of American Humour in Prose and Verse

John Hamer - 1883 - 318 pages
...piece of ground in the whole country ; everything about it went wrong, and would go wrong in spite of him. His fences were continually falling to pieces;...weeds were sure to grow quicker in his fields than anywhere else ; the rain always made a point of setting in just as he had some out-door work to do....
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Irving's Works, Volume 13

Washington Irving - 1883
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Advanced Reader, Specially Prepared to Elicit Thought and to Facilitate ...

Christian Brothers - 1884 - 483 pages
...piece of ground in the whole country; everything about it went wrong, and would go wrong, in spite of him. His fences were continually falling to pieces;...weeds were sure to grow quicker in his fields than anywhere else; the rain always made a point of setting in just as he had some out-door work to do;...
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The beauties of Washington Irving, illustr. by G. Cruikshank

Washington Irving - 1884 - 373 pages
...ground in the whole country ; every thing about it went wrong, and would go wrong, in spite of him. TTia fences were continually falling to pieces ; his cow...weeds were sure to grow quicker in his fields than anywhere else ; the rain always made a point of setting in just as he had some out-door work to do...
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Favorite Authors in Prose and Poetry

James Thomas Fields - 1884
...piece of ground in the whole country ; everything about it went wrong, and would go wrong, in spite of him. His fences were continually falling to pieces ; his cow would either go astray, or get among tho cabbages ; weeds were sure to grow quicker in his fields than anywhere else ; the rain always made...
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Swinton's First [-sixth] Reader, Book 6

William Swinton - 1885
...pest is, the plague : hence, plaguy, troublesome. CLASSIC ENGLISH wrong,1 and would go wrong in spite of him. His fences were continually falling to pieces...weeds were sure to grow quicker in his fields than anywhere else ; the rain always made a point of setting in just as he had some out-door work to do...
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