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  • So he wove in Train's Galloway legends, but he put the people into his own well-kenned dresses, and set them to act their parts under familiar skies.

    Red Cap Tales Stolen from the Treasure Chest of the Wizard of the North

  • One can endure the blackness that abides within four well-kenned walls; but night unrelieved by the least gleam of light, night without bounds or measurements, enfolding one like a stifling blanket and instilling into the brain the fear of nameless things, quickening the respiration and oppressing the heart -- that is another thing entirely, and that is what

    The Bronze Bell

  • But he did not hear anybody enter the store: absorbed with his task, he thought himself quite alone until a well-kenned voice reached his ear.

    The Fortune Hunter

  • But he listened attentively to the prayers, and tracked the minister over that well-kenned ground.

    Bog-Myrtle and Peat Tales Chiefly of Galloway Gathered from the Years 1889 to 1895

  • Campbell of Minch, and others, all well-kenned gentlemen, had pleasure in his society.

    Kidnapped

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