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  • Somerset County, with about 77,000 residents, could use jobs, having in recent years suffered the closure of a factory making camping trailers and another producing garden-hose nozzles.

    At 9/11 Site, a Memorial but Little Else

  • I calibrate the garden-hose timer to observed usage patterns.

    MY EMPIRE OF DIRT

  • There is no surface irrigation (basin, furrow, flood recession) in the conventional sense, but the term is used to include the use of garden-hose flooding and hand-watering.

    Water profile of Barbados

  • I have not adequately suggested; and may I say that the spray of a garden-hose seemed all that would be needed to put the place in readiness for occupation?

    Familiar Spanish Travels

  • About two inches after this member left his body it was closely shaved for some six inches or more, and for that space it presented the effect of a rather large size of garden-hose; below, it swept his thighs in a lordly switch.

    Familiar Spanish Travels

  • Just, if the other local cats poach too often at my bird feeders, they can expect to get a surprise from the garden-hose.

    Werehunter

  • Humming-birds, or "hummers," as the boys call them, are plenty in city and country and so fearless that they will take a bath in the spray of the garden-hose, or dart their long bills in the fuchsias almost within your reach.

    Stories of California

  • A powerful garden-hose of considerable calibre might be useful, but for the present I have given Sabz Ali orders to rig out long poles, which will prevent the enemy from so easily getting to close quarters.

    A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil

  • She had never failed to look back at the episode of the garden-hose with the feeling that she had acted well, that -- however she might have strayed in those early days from the straight and narrow path -- in that one particular crisis she had done the right thing.

    Jill the Reckless

  • Regardless of the fact that the sidewalks were crowded with spectators, the Belgians opened on the fleeing Germans with their machine-gun, which spurted lead as a garden-hose spurts water.

    Fighting in Flanders

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