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  • She has been successful in Arkansas politics by riding both sides of the fence, with her country-girl southern drawl, constantly wanting and getting it both ways by being a Democrat in Washington and running as a conservative in Arkansas.

    Arkansas Senate Race Offers Lessons for Rest of U.S.

  • The spotlight only works when you grip the handle a certain way, and as I pointed it in Maggie's general direction, standing there bare-legged in the dark, the bold light glanced off a sight that, country-girl though I have become through the years, actually brought back all my city-girl upbringing uselessness in a flash of utter terror.

    Deanie Mills: How To Kill A Two-Headed Snake

  • O the uproar that was made, and the thanksgivings that were sung, about the capture of this one poor country-girl!

    A Child's History of England

  • The Duke was alone in his study, when one of his gentlemen acquainted him, that a country-girl, from Scotland, was desirous of speaking with his Grace.

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • “A country-girl, and from Scotland!” said the Duke;

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • Happy was the country-girl who could engage the young squire as her partner!

    The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves

  • It surprises even myself considering I was only a peasant with the education of a country-girl, that I spontaneously admired things of that kind.

    Time Regained

  • "Well, I just don't know," Shirley kneeling backwards, breasts propped on the back of the seat, one big smooth country-girl hand on Slothrop's shoulder for balance.

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • "Two royal officers contending against a poor country-girl," said Alete.

    International Miscellany of Literature, Art and Science, Vol. 1, No. 3, Oct. 1, 1850

  • Refreshments were soon set before us, and while partaking of them I gathered from our hostess that she was a Vermont country-girl, who, some three years before, had been induced by liberal pay to come South as a teacher.

    Among the Pines or, South in Secession Time

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