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preserve
used in My Antonia

4 uses
  • It's no wonder their poor papa can't get rich, he has to buy so much sugar for us to preserve with.
    Book 5 — Cuzak's Boys (24% in)
  • But we have no sickness, we have no fear, because we carry that blood and that body of Christ, and it preserve us.'
    Book 1 — The Shimerdas (76% in)
  • Preserving-time was a prolonged festival, and house-cleaning was like a revolution.
    Book 2 — The Hired Girls (5% in)
  • It must have been in June, for Mrs. Harling and Antonia were preserving cherries, when I stopped one morning to tell them that a dancing pavilion had come to town.
    Book 2 — The Hired Girls (46% in)

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