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  • Uncle Henry promises an 'forms good resolutions, it seems like, but the very minute Cobb wants' im to do some'n

    Northern Georgia sketches,

  • These parti-colored books, could one but reconstruct the mosaic correctly, would give a candid portrait of "your Uncle Henry in Lichfield," which would perhaps surprise all those who knew him daily in the flesh.

    The Cream of the Jest: A Comedy of Evasions

  • He had seen enough of the scrambling hand-to-mouth makeshifts of poverty, in poverty's heart-depressing habitations, during the thirty-eight years he weathered before the simultaneous deaths, through a motor accident, of a semi-mythical personage known since childhood as "your Uncle Henry in Lichfield," and of Uncle Henry's only son as well, had raised Felix Kennaston beyond monetary frets.

    The Cream of the Jest: A Comedy of Evasions

  • Mr. Pelham came home the following summer it was hard to hear him say that Uncle Henry had accomplished more than any three of the other negroes.

    Northern Georgia sketches,

  • From the dairy window, a few minutes later, she saw Uncle Henry put the gear on a mule, and, with a heavy plow-stock on his shoulder, start for the wheat-field beyond the meadow.

    Northern Georgia sketches,

  • And Aunt Roberta and Uncle Henry have arrived with Stella to give Malcolm some support with the wedding getting closer.

    Dancing with Clara

  • I cried like the dickens but Uncle Henry said it was punishment for me singing too brightly in the hog pen.

    Son of a Witch

  • Uncle Henry hadn't minded one word Cobb has said, nur he won't.

    Northern Georgia sketches,

  • In his home-comings before, Uncle Henry had always been the first to meet him with outstretched hand.

    Northern Georgia sketches,

  • He could hardly think it, with Dorothy rabbiting on about Auntie Em and Uncle Henry and various forgettable farmhands.

    Son of a Witch

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