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  • Human natur is generally made with a streak of foolishness an '

    The Miller of Old Church

  • Thet's wut _I_ call natur in writin ', and it bathes my lungs and washes 'em sweet whenever I git a whiff on' t. 'sez he.

    The Complete Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell

  • Pity that, but then it'll give me lots o 'time to study human natur, that is, if there is any of it left here, for I have some doubts about that.

    The Attaché; or, Sam Slick in England — Volume 01

  • Pity that, but then it'll give me lots o 'time to study human natur, that is, if there is any of it left here, for I have some doubts about that.

    The Attaché; or, Sam Slick in England — Complete

  • At a time when religious affiliation, a community's being held together and affirming its members via a shared faith in God-and, more precisely, a shared expression of that faith via theology and doctrine-was an accepted part of communal life and was fully embraced by almost everyone, it is not too excessive to suggest the possibility that Bumppo's spiritual estrangement from his fellows compels him to affirm his kinship via his consanguinity-his "natur" - all the while fearing that even consanguinity might not be sufficient.

    Blog Meridian

  • It 'ud be a crime, he said, to think as the Lord made the things as is lower in the scale o' natur 'than we be to feel like us.

    Aunt Rachel

  • "Theer's a kind of a mildness o 'natur' in Ezra Gold," said Isaiah, passing the back of his hand across his lips, "as gives me a curious sort o 'likin' for him."

    Aunt Rachel

  • "Theer's a kind of a mildness o 'natur' in a crab-apple," said

    Aunt Rachel

  • What the p'int of this idea was nobody ever could exactly see, except that it seemed a sort o 'pride o' natur 'comin' out even when he wuz at the lowest pitch.

    Dialect Tales

  • Use 'is secon' natur ', and all I've got to do is to tie up the reins to the fore ladder and go to sleep if I like, for he knows his way as well as a Christian.

    Brownsmith's Boy A Romance in a Garden

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