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for The Diary of Opal Whiteley

dwell
  live

"I often visit the place where the fir trees dwell."

Paragraph 326: Example

knowing
  knows; understands; believes

"I have not knowing who lives in that house."

Paragraph 103: Example

mowers
  A tool pulled by horses used to cut grass, grain and corn stalks

"Opal is sad that the mowers also cut down the flowers as it cut the grain."

Paragraph 7: Example

ranch-houses
  the house where the owner of a farm and his family lives

"The ranch house was owned by Opal's grandparents, who also owned the land."

Paragraph 7: other ranch-houses

Picture: Northeast Sky View of Opal's Home

Picture: The ranch house

Picture: Side of the Ranch House


road
  The road runs in front of Opal's grandparent's house. It's real name is Mosby Creek Road.

Opal calls this place where the road goes three ways . It is the intersection of Mosby Creek Road and Layng Road.

Opal's vivid imagination sees Mosby Creek road as going two different directions. One way the road goes west towards Cottage Grove. The other way the road goes is east to her school and the blue hills. Layng Road goes north and onto the upper logging camps and the Bohemia gold mines.

Picture: where the road goes three ways today

Picture: sky view of where the road goes three ways

Paragraph 5: The road to Sadie McKibben's house

Paragraph 6: The road to the school house

Paragraph 9: The road to the upper camps


unto
  to

I walked over unto

the house of Sadie McKibben."

Paragraph 426: Example



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