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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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American Prose: Hawthorne, Irving and Others

1891 - 414 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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Masterpieces of American Literature: Franklin, Irving, Bryant, Webster ...

John Kneeland, Henry Nathan Wheeler - 1891 - 462 pages
...doing family duty, and keeping his farm in order, he found it impossible. 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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Masterpieces of American Literature: Franklin, Irving, Bryant, Webster ...

Henry Nathan Wheeler - 1891 - 462 pages
...either go astray or get among the cabbages ; weeds were sure to grow quicker in his fields than anywhere else ; the rain always made a point of setting in...his patrimonial estate had dwindled away under his manao-ement, acre by acre, until there was little more left than a mere patch of Indian corn and potatoes,...
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Living Thoughts in Words that Burn, from Poet, Sage and Humorist

Charles F. Beezley - 1891 - 382 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;...cabbages; weeds were sure to grow quicker in his fields tnan anywhere else; the rain always made a point of setting in just as he had some out-door work to...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gentn. [pseud.]

Washington Irving - 1892 - 406 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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Ten Selections from the Sketch-book

Washington Irving - 1892 - 149 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 outdoor work to do :...
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Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Washington Irving - 1893 - 218 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 outdoor work to do ;...
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The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the ..., Volume 2

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Rufus Edmonds Shapley - 1894
...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...where else ; the rain always made a point of setting injustas he had someout-door work to do ; so that though his patrimonial estate had dwindled away under...
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Selections from Washington Irving

Washington Irving - 1894 - 383 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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