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  • Trade dogs wear out faster than their town-bred cousins.

    Fire The Sky

  • Trade dogs wear out faster than their town-bred cousins.

    Fire The Sky

  • I obeyed his directions with respect to my clothes, the rather that, in despite of the spirits which I had drunk, I felt my teeth begin to chatter, and received various hints from an aguish feeling, that a town-bred youth, like myself, could not at once rush into all the hardihood of country sports with impunity.

    Redgauntlet

  • 'Soldiers as a class (I take the town-bred, slum-bed majority, mind) are men who have discarded the civil standard of moral authority altogether.

    Requiem for Democracy

  • One of my companions had disappeared hours before, the remaining one was a town-bred youth.

    A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

  • He was a slightly built and apparently town-bred man of twenty-eight or thirty; his manner of address was at once careless and conciliatory.

    Two on a Tower

  • So we get one glimpse of how peaceful town-bred people might die a century and a half ago.

    The Shape of Things to Come

  • So take a warning for the nonce, my friend; town-bred

    Poems and Fragments

  • So take a warning for the nonce, my friend; town-bred

    Poems and Fragments

  • Mrs. Bute could not disguise from herself the fact that none of her party could so contribute to the pleasures of the town-bred lady.

    Vanity Fair

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