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  • But at last it was the turn of the good old-fashioned dance which has the least of vanity and the most of merriment in it, and Maggie quite forgot her troublous life in a childlike enjoyment of that half-rustic rhythm which seems to banish pretentious etiquette.
  • But Philip’s self-taught skill in drawing was another link between them; for Tom found, to his disgust, that his new drawing-master gave him no dogs and donkeys to draw, but brooks and rustic bridges and ruins, all with a general softness of black-lead surface, indicating that nature, if anything, was rather satiny; and as Tom’s feeling for the picturesque in landscape was at present quite latent, it is not surprising that Mr. Goodrich’s productions seemed to him an uninteresting formů

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  • Low-slung brown leather couches with modern lines were coupled with a rustic coffee table on a cow-skin rug.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • It seemed excessively rustic, even for Cairnholm.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

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