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  • I should become Mrs. "Hovel," or Mrs. "Backyard" -- you dog there, that's wearing my collar; you lackey with my coat of arms on your buttons -- and I should share with my cook, and be the rival of my own servant.

    Plays by August Strindberg, Second series

  • You know, perhaps, that Mr Cooper call'd on me when in town, — Hercules in a Hovel!

    Letter 217

  • …Or, to be more accurate, perhaps I should instead have entitled it “An Account of my Wretched Box-like Hovel.”

    An Account of my Dwelling (for Kamo no Chômei)

  • Both Ulfgar and Yng were feeling very ill from the food at Stiltzkin's Hovel; they had to remain within close proximity of the toilet and under the care of Doctor Huckstable.

    D&D on Tuesday

  • I recall Carol Burnett did a howlingly funny take of off Enchanted Cottage, called “Enchanted Hovel”; humor as only Ms. Burnett could do it, with the able assistance of Lesbian Van Penis.

    100 Mysteries: Marcus Welby May Be Nuts – The Bleat.

  • In the second act, the Heir and the Friend, ambushed in a Peasant Hovel, made the most creative use of a ladder, a table, and a stool that Alberich had ever seen.

    Exile's Valor

  • When they passed the Bush Hovel they saw the Wise Woman currying her broomstick, and Viola cried:

    Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard

  • The Wise Woman was at home; from afar the King saw her sitting outside the Hovel mending her broom with a withe from the Bush.

    Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard

  • Nevertheless, he kept Pepper's head in a beeline for Chanctonbury, never noticing how very ill she was going, and presently crossed the great High Road beyond which lay the Bush Hovel.

    Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard

  • Then I went into the Hovel, where a fire burned on the hearth, and I took out my tools and fashioned a bit on the hob; and when it was ready I took it to her and said, 'This will teach it its manners'; and she put the bit on the broom, which became as docile as a lamb.

    Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard

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