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plantation-house

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  • The pillared plantation-house was actually overturned.

    Duma Key

  • The opening duet ( "The white man comes") remained a lament with the two wives standing in place before a plantation-house slide on the back stage-wall above them, although their arm-movements were more expansive in keeping with the typically broad gestures of the serio-pantomime style that all the first-half scenes emphasized in the NASSR version.

    Directing Obi in the Year 2000

  • Here we made our bivouac, and I walked up to a plantation-house close by, where were assembled many negroes, among them an old, gray-haired man, of as fine a head as I ever saw.

    Memoirs of the Union's Three Great Civil War Generals

  • The plantation-house is very pretty, situated just at the end of the palm-avenue, with all the flowers in sight, -- for these are planted between the palms; -- it has

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 25, November, 1859

  • At the appointed time he went to the headquarters in a plantation-house in the rear of the lines, and reported himself.

    Golden Days for Boys and Girls Volume XIII, No. 51: November 12, 1892

  • We lived in a dilapidated plantation-house, the walls scrawled with capital charcoal-sketches by R., of the New Hampshire Fourth, with a good map of the island and its paths by C. of the First Massachusetts

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 84, October, 1864

  • When I came upon the scene, he had just come unexpectedly upon a plantation-house, and, putting a bold face upon it, had walked up to the door.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 85, November, 1864

  • I look out from the broken windows of this forlorn plantation-house, through avenues of great live-oaks, with their hard, shining leaves, and their branches hung with

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 85, November, 1864

  • Thus, he had learned not to fear the roar of the wind among the palms when he lay snug on the plantation-house veranda, nor the onslaught of the waves, hissing and rumbling into harmless foam on the beach at his feet.

    Chapter 3

  • So, for several days the hospitable plantation-house was my home.

    In Indian Mexico (1908)

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