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- n. The time when peas ripen.
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Peter looked like a literary version of what Sam called "the last of pea-time," which is a very vivid expression to a person who has just seen her poor peas drop away in the August garden.
Poor 'Fly!' the last of pea-time, who looks like an animated hair-trunk and the wagon and harness to match!
Poor 'Fly!' the last of pea-time, who looks like an animated hair - trunk and the wagon and harness to match!
The robin, the most knowing and greedy bird out of paradise (I trust he will always be kept out), has discovered that the grape-crop is uncommonly good, and has come back, with his whole tribe and family, larger than it was in pea-time.
Well, you can 'magin how I jurkt at that wudden leg, for it war the last of pea-time with me, sure, if I didn't rise