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  • By obtaining control of a certain up-country bank, two general stores, and several logging camps, he could come into control of a certain dinky jerkwater line which shall here be nameless, but which, in his hands, would prove the key to a vastly larger situation involving more main-line mileage almost than there were spikes in the aforesaid dinky jerkwater.

    Winged Blackmail

  • My wife and I loaded camping and fishing gear in the truck and made a long trek up-country.

    A BMW-Free Fish Hunt

  • But he remembered his wife and children, his unfinished book, the ten thousand rolling acres of the up-country ranch he loved so well.

    The Benefit of the Doubt

  • He sent his wife and child to stay up-country, "so that they won't have to share the fate of the rest of us Bangkokians in the eventual scarcity of foods and water supply," he said.

    Bangkok Flood Adds to City's Woes

  • One of the reasons for my visit was because Rod had invited me to go up-country with him – to further explore the railway as far as the Burma border.

    Never Forgotten Newsletter

  • All up-country travels to and from Kampala should be cancelled until the situation is restored to calm.

    World Vision: An Aid Worker's Account of the Outbreak of Violence in Uganda

  • Three days after they arrived, the royal couple travelled up-country to Sagana and from there they drove after lunch on 5 February to Treetops, the game-viewing lodge built in a tree overlooking an elephant waterhole.

    The day Princess Elizabeth became Queen

  • Mr. Musumba told reporters in Kampala on Friday that party leaders fear state agents could harm Mr. Besigye after he was remanded in an up-country prison after being arrested in Kampala on Thursday while leading protests against high food and fuel prices.

    Ugandan Opposition Party Wants Leader Freed

  • The up-country peasants who flocked to Bangkok were joined in the red shirt camp by foreign-educated intellectuals, former officials and -- via video-link from an undisclosed location abroad -- a multi-billionaire, Thailand's ousted prime minister, Thaksin Shinwatra.

    In Thailand, citizens partake in clean-up effort

  • Bhavinee Teerasawat, a civil servant who joined the big street sweep, said she'd felt lost in her own city when red shirts, many of them from up-country, seized an ever widening swath of the Thai capital.

    In Thailand, citizens partake in clean-up effort

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