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  • Canada, long known as the granary, is also the "woodyard" of the Empire, and had a wonderful display of pulp and paper covering a thousand square feet.

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  • The forest, which shouldered in upon them from three sides, was an inexhaustible woodyard.

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  • The forest, which shouldered in upon them from three sides, was an inexhaustible woodyard.

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  • Bromsgrove police were attempting to establish whether the girl was killed in an old woodyard in the town some time in the 1950s.

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  • In addition, women collected firewood — a familiar routine for Irish women, who were used to carrying heavy sacks of peat on their backs, sometimes over long distances, in the home country. 39 Men did more substantial cutting of wood during the winter, bringing their loads home by horse and cart, piling the long poles into wharves of wood until they could be chopped into junks in the woodyard.

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  • And throughout the summer, women went to the woodyard to gather loads of chips in their aprons to light quick fires for small cooking jobs — baking buns, for example, or frying fish.

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  • When a Missouri River steamboat captain tried to bargain for a few cords at a woodyard, the proprietor asked.

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  • Old Mr. Bergen himself spent much of his time at Hamilton, where he had a woodyard with a couple of rooms attached to it.

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  • On leaving the workshop Adam locked the door, took the key out, and carried it to the house on the other side of the woodyard.

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  • Mr. Poyser insisted that the best plan would be for Seth and his mother to move and leave Adam in the old home, which might be enlarged after a while, for there was plenty of space in the woodyard and garden; but Adam objected to turning his mother out.

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