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  • So, sparkling new music-machine in hand, Electroboy was deposited back at Electrohouse, while Ms Cait was taken off my hands by Ms Hannah, where she will spend a doubtless fun-filled few days at the Hannah Estate ~ truly a kids' wonderland: trampoline, tennis court, tree house, swimming pool, video-games galore, etc etc. ~ before she too heads to the coast to join patermunkey on his camping/fishing/golfing/drinking adventure.

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  • At last the music-machine ceased from troubling, the rival canine concert was ended, and laughter and song were hushed.

    Baldy of Nome

  • "I fancy," he said at last, "that you will not go back to the music-machine."

    Diane of the Green Van

  • "Why," insisted the older man, "have you seen fit to conduct yourself with the irrationality of a madman by trundling a music-machine about the country and making love to a girl you tried in a moment of fright and frenzy -- to kill?"

    Diane of the Green Van

  • The thought of the music-machine brought with it somehow a feeling of security.

    Diane of the Green Van

  • This, by virtue of the entertaining music-machine, was not difficult.

    Diane of the Green Van

  • "With or without the music-machine, he is consistently fatuous."

    Diane of the Green Van

  • 'It is incredible -- it can not be!' said I, as I blistered about, searching here, searching there, losing my way and thunder-cracking about in dead of night -- all to pick up the trail of a green and white van and a music-machine!

    Diane of the Green Van

  • The Baron added that twice within the week he had passed the hay-camp but that by some unlucky fatality he had always contrived to miss the music-machine.

    Diane of the Green Van

  • Southward, unremittingly protective, followed the silent music-machine.

    Diane of the Green Van


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