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used in Carrie

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relating to the countryside — especially idealizing charmingly simple and serene country life
  • Unlike the crotchety old farmer with a heart of gold that is one of the staples of pastoral literature, old man Henty was as mean as cat dirt.
  • But this New England pastoral lies on the rim of a blackened and shattered hub, and many of the neat houses have FOR SALE signs on their front lawns.

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