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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 Budgett Meakin 1886


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  • 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

  • Kilby? That sounds promising :-)

    February 9, 2010