stayer-at-home love

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  • Then, with child-like simplicity, the stayer-at-home leads his welcome relative or friend by the hand to the spot where his luggage has been deposited, and seating themselves thereon they soon get deep into a conversation which renders them oblivious to all around, as the one relates the wonders of his journeyings, the other the news of home.

    Life in Morocco and Glimpses Beyond

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  • Kilby? That sounds promising :-)

    February 9, 2010

  • Also used by Sarah Orne Jewett in her short story "A Winter Courtship": Both the Sanscrit Pond and North Kilby people were stayers-at-home ...

    February 9, 2010