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  • At the back of the wall was a corn-yard with its granary and barns -- the place wherein she had met Farfrae many months earlier.

    The Mayor of Casterbridge

  • Nevertheless the lady looked in at the corn-yard gates as she passed them, and paused on one foot for a moment.

    The Mayor of Casterbridge

  • The next morning he went to the corn-yard as usual, and about eleven o'clock Donald entered through the green door, with no trace of the worshipful about him.

    The Mayor of Casterbridge

  • She was in the barn when the sound of the auctioneer's voice in the corn-yard made her look over the half-door and listen.

    Alec Forbes of Howglen

  • When I got round the edge of the stone wall, which on another side bounded the corn-yard, there was the moon -- crescent, as I saw her in my dream, but low down towards the horizon, and lying almost upon her rounded back.

    Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood

  • I stepped out into the night with the grass of the corn-yard under my feet, the awful vault of heaven over my head, and those shadowy ricks around me.

    Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood

  • There was no one in the corn-yard now, and he wandered about among the ricks looking, with little hope, for something to eat.

    Sir Gibbie

  • The sheep which had been in the mown clover-field that sloped to the burn, were now all in the corn-yard, and the water was there with them.

    Sir Gibbie

  • He heard a horse stamp in the stable, and saw a cat dart across the corn-yard as he went through.

    Robert Falconer

  • She saw the wet ricks in the corn-yard, and the little pools left in the footmarks of the beasts about the door.

    Allison Bain, or, By a Way she knew not

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