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Then the Sheriff came down from his dais and drew near, in all his silks and velvets, to where the tattered stranger stood leaning upon his stout bow, while the good folk crowded around to see the man who shot so wondrously well.
It was my nature, as it was the nature of all my folk, to be inconsequential.
Better that than stealing the deer that thou art placed to guard, like some folk I know.
Cornelia divides all the folks in the world into two kinds-- the race that knows Joseph and the race that don't.
cried the fisher folk on the shore, and again they mumbled a few prayers, as they returned home.
And so we got to know all the country folk and their ways and songs and stories by heart, and went over the fields and woods and hills, again and again, till we made friends of them all.
But then he acted pretty much up to what he said; he didn't set up for being so different from other folks one day, and then be as like 'em as two peas the next.
Anger is certainly a kind of baseness; as it appears well in the weakness of those subjects in whom it reigns; children, women, old folks, sick folks.
He was one of these broken-down Eton or 'Arrer fellers, folks said.
For the folks of Oz knew the kitten had tried to commit the crime, and that only an accident had prevented her from doing so; therefore even the Hungry Tiger preferred not to associate with her.
Suppose I save two hundred hours a year for thousands of other folks,--that's farming some, ain't it?
Well, here is "more about Dorothy," and about our old friends the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman, and about the Cowardly Lion, and Ozma, and all the rest of them; and here, likewise, is a good deal about some new folks that are queer and unusual.
There is more done for us than for all other creatures, sure enough; but can you not see that we are folks of quality in the world?
I'm glad you did your part--some folks don't, you know.
My folks lived in America a long time," Billy said slowly, digesting the information she had given and relating himself to it.