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The Grapes of Wrath
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  • In the gray starlight she could see the embankment and the black round hole of the culvert where she always left Tom’s food.
  • In a ditch, where a culvert went under the road, an old touring car was pulled off the highway and a little tent was pitched beside it, and smoke came out of a stove pipe through the tent.
  • And the rain fell steadily, and the water flowed over the highways, for the culverts could not carry the water.
  • I seen a culvert, little ways back.
  • They’s a nice culvert.
  • You look for that culvert on the way back, Ma.
  • Through the tangle she could see the black hole of the culvert.
  • Ma saw a dark figure creep into the open and draw near to the culvert.
  • I was always scared somebody’d see you put stuff in that culvert, an’ then they’d watch.
  • She went straight out to the culvert and climbed up on the road.
  • "I wanta be sure an’ see that culvert he said about.

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  • I spent the night in a culvert beneath the road.
  • police found her hiding in a culvert

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