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- adverb US Via a
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There was a flat-car standing outside Encina on the track there, just about where it turns and slopes down crosslots to the main track.
But the young man was not considering either the geographical contours of the country at large or the refreshed and renovated potato field, with its serried ranks of low-growing plants, as he tramped heavily crosslots toward the house.
"Onc't they was an 'ol' feller comin ''long crosslots, late at night, an' he come to a pond, an 'he kinder stopped up an' says to himself,