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a felt hat that is round and hard with a narrow brim

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Here, no doubt, statistics of the former commerce of Salem might be discovered, and memorials of her princely merchants -- old King Derby -- old Billy Gray -- old Simon Forrester -- and many another magnate in his day, whose powdered head, however, was scarcely in the tomb before his mountain pile of wealth began to dwindle.
It seemed as though Saint Dunstan was like to answer his prayer, for along the road came plodding a certain cobbler, one Quince, of Derby, who had been to take a pair of shoes to a farmer nigh Kirk Langly, and was now coming back home again, with a fair boiled capon in his pouch and a stout pottle of beer by his side, which same the farmer had given him for joy of such a stout pair of shoon.
So it was that they set out that night upon their long journey north toward the hills of Derby.
His life in the Derby hills was so filled with the hard, exacting duties of his education that he had little time to think of the strange loneliness of his existence; nor is it probable that he missed that companionship of others of his own age of which, never having had experience in it, he could scarce be expected to regret or yearn for.
Far down the rocky trail that led from the valley below through the Derby hills to the ruined castle, three armored knights urged their tired horses late one afternoon of a chill autumn day.
We have lost our way in these devilish Derby hills of thine, old man," replied Paul of Merely.
From their guests the two learned something of the conditions outside their Derby hills.
As long as Mister Haggin, or Derby, or Bob, was about, the niggers took their chasing.
Bush-dogs were dogs--he recognized them as his kind; but they were somehow different from his own lordly breed, different and lesser, just as the blacks were compared with Mister Haggin, Derby, and Bob.
Out of the unknown, from the somewhere and something else, too unconditional for him to know any of the conditions, instantly they appeared, full-statured, walking about Meringe Plantation with loin-cloths about their middles and bone bodkins through their noses, and being put to work by Mister Haggin, Derby, and Bob.
From Derby, still journeying northwards, we passed two months in Cumberland and Westmorland.
Clements and Anne had travelled that day as far as Derby, and had remained there a week on Anne's account.
Everybody jumps on the Triple Crown hype early, but he (Barbaro) is as good as we've seen in a while,'' said Michael Trombetta, trainer of Sweetnorthernsaint, who became the 11-2 Derby betting favorite in the final clicks of the tote board and finished seventh.
Lewis Stakes in the opener of his Kentucky Derby prep campaign.
There's the Kentucky Derby, the Arkansas Derby, the Florida Derby, the Super Derby, the Ulster Harp Derby, the Jersey Derby (yes), the Hong Kong Derby, the Singapore Derby, the Deutsches Derby, the AJC Derby, the VRC Derby, the West Australian Derby, the New Zealand Derby, the Polish Derby, the Swiss Derby, the Manx Derby, `the Pitmen's Derby', the Derby Italiano, the Greyhound Derby and the Derby between Liverpool and Everton.