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Exactly, for Amy keeps me pointing due west most of the time, with only an occasional whiffle round to the south, and I haven't had an easterly spell since I was married.
For a long time there was a feud between the baker and a grey cat that belonged to Sylvester West, the druggist.
LAST summer I happened to be crossing the plains of Iowa in a season of intense heat, and it was my good fortune to have for a traveling companion James Quayle Burden--Jim Burden, as we still call him in the West.
The sun was low in the west, and the breeze soft and languorous that came up from the south, charged with the seductive odor of the sea.
The writer remembers to have been present at an interview between two chiefs of the Great Prairies west of the Mississippi, and when an interpreter was in attendance who spoke both their languages.
It is entirely moonlight now, except only a little flush of faint crimson, upward from the west, between those buildings," remarked Phoebe.
It stood on the shore, looking across a basin of the sea at the forest-covered hills, towards the west.
The sun gradually wheeled his broad disk down in the west.
Inlanders all, they come from lanes and alleys, streets and avenues, --north, east, south, and west.
It might have been darted by some Nor' West Indian long before America was discovered.
The man slept on, indifferent to showers of hail and intervals of brightness, to sunshine on his face and shadow, to the paltering lumps of dull ice on his body and the diamonds into which the sun changed them, until the sun was low in the west, and the sky was glowing.
Tell him that when the wind changes to the West, I'll find his uncle even though he be in China--so long as he is still taking Black Rappee snuff.

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