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  • The girl quickly returned: the impatient doctor grasped the nectarian draught, and, without glancing into the tankard -- for the time

    Life in the Clearings versus the Bush

  • ... heard the soft dialect of quaint old ladies gossiping on the broad, shaded portico ... listened again to the laughter of neighboring judges, colonels, majors -- his father's old cronies -- as they good-naturedly wrangled and bantered over the battles of the War, the merits of their respective thoroughbreds, or the correct manner in which to concoct that nectarian classic of the Southland, the mint julep!

    The Ghost Breaker A Novel Based Upon the Play


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