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preserve
used in In Cold Blood

4 uses
  • I used to put up preserves-pickled apples, crab-apple jelly.
    2 — Persons Unknown (71% in)
  • ...run that big house" and be a straight-A student, the president of her class, a leader in the 4-H program and the Young Methodists League, a skilled rider, an excellent musician (piano, clarinet), an annual winner at the county fair (pastry, preserves, needlework, flower arrangement)-how a girl not yet seventeen could haul such a wagonload, and do so without "brag," with, rather, merely a radiant jauntiness, was an enigma the community pondered, and solved by saying, "She's got...
    1 — Last To See Them Alive (22% in)
  • With Love & Prayers, Your sister & Bro in Law Barbara & Frederic & Family In preserving this letter, and including it in his collection of particular treasures, Perry was not moved by affection.
    2 — Persons Unknown (84% in)
  • Perry destroyed the card, but his mind preserved it, for the few crude words had resurrected him emotionally, revived love and hate, and reminded him that he was still what he had tried not to be-alive.
    4 — The Corner (75% in)

There are no more uses of "preserve" in In Cold Blood.

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