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characteristic of rural life; simple without refined touches
  • He spoke the words softly to himself, trying to imitate the guttural and sober rustic dialect of these mountain men; and he kept climbing for some distance beyond the hut, determined to reach the tree line.
    4.5 - Hippe (39% in)
  • ...the second, a long, tubelike kaleidoscope that you put up to one eye, and by turning a little ring with one hand, you could conjure up a magical fluctuation of colorful stars and arabesques; and finally, a little rotating drum in which you placed a strip of cinematographic film and then looked through an opening on one side to watch a miller wrestle with a chimney sweep, a schoolmaster paddle a pupil, a tightrope-walker do somersaults, or a farmer and his wife dance a rustic waltz.
    3.9 - Satana Makes Shameful Suggestions (26% in)
  • The dining room, rustically furnished and nicely heated, was likewise located upstairs.
    7.9 - The Great Petulance (49% in)

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