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  • THIS I know, however, very well-that if I COULD go and be with you for a week or two in such a quiet south-country house, and with such kind people as you describe, I should like it much.

    The Life of Charlotte Bronte

  • In the west, a rising of the south-country Scots, under the command of Lord Kenmure, was projected; whilst in Northumberland the

    Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745. Volume I.

  • Aweel, he was a bog-louper, and wild, wild at that, but he fell in wi 'some south-country lady -- a cousin o' his ain, that stopped for years at Scaurdale -- a young thing that was feart to haud the man, but fond o 'him too.

    The McBrides A Romance of Arran

  • A south-country version (Dr. Chambers tells) differs a little, and represents Janet as "at the Well," instead of upstairs, and afterwards

    Children's Rhymes, Children's Games, Children's Songs, Children's Stories A Book for Bairns and Big Folk

  • She stood up, a glow of amber brightness above all the black coats, and spoke of her gratification, of her work at Ansdore and hopes for south-country farming.

    Joanna Godden

  • It may be added that, while “Krindlesyke” is not in dialect, it has been flavoured with a sprinkling of local words; but as these are, for the most part, words expressive of emotion, rather than words conveying information, the sense of them should be easily gathered even by the south-country reader.

    Krindlesyke

  • While ‘Krindlesyke’ is not in dialect, it has been flavoured with a sprinkling of local words; but as these are, for the most part, words expressive of emotion, rather than words conveying information, the sense of them should be easily gathered even by the south-country reader.

    Krindlesyke

  • What is worse, it means in many cases Edinburgh men reporting themselves at Aldershot, and south-country men reporting themselves in the north.

    The Message

  • Hinksey, after still more varied adventures, ends up in the hands of the Berties, obscure south-country people who date from a rich

    The Historic Thames

  • If not of the finest degree of intellect, Stoner was far from being a fool, and it had not taken him very long to explain to himself why Cotherstone had scribbled the name of that far-off south-country town all over that sheet of paper, aimlessly, apparently without reason, amidst his figurings.

    The Borough Treasurer

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