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Usage examples for suburban

  1. When we look at suburban farm land the tax values range from $ 17 to $ 2220 an acre. – Community Civics and Rural Life by Arthur W. Dunn
  2. With what sadness would he accompany us to the stand of the little suburban omnibus which bore us back to Paris! – Artists' Wives by Alphonse Daudet
  3. But there are also many demands for information on grape- growing by those who grow fruits for pleasure, especially by those who are escaping from cities to suburban homes, for the grape is a favorite fruit of the amateur. – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  4. " Well, yes," he said, " I have brought Madame Tacchi down here to show her what we can do in the way of a suburban dinner. – The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope
  5. Always there is the suburban club; but not always is the suburban club representative of the really best people of the town. – The Complete Home by Various
  6. The position was abolished, however, so I became a conductor on a suburban line. – Analyzing Character by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
  7. And, to go back even further, these have been filled from the super- sized compartments at the end of the conveyor- chute marked " Suburban." – The Romance of a Great Store by Edward Hungerford
  8. In accordance with his invitation, I went out that evening to visit my friend in his suburban home. – The Lure of the Labrador Wild by Dillon Wallace
  9. Next mornin' I had Dennis get me a Sunday paper, and after I'd read the sportin' notes, I turns to the suburban real estate ads. – Shorty McCabe by Sewell Ford
  10. Suburban misery is as hideous as it is pitiable. – The Macdermots of Ballycloran by Anthony Trollope
  11. I heard it asserted in Santiago more than once that food issued by the Red Cross to people who were supposed to be starving had afterward been sold openly on the street by hucksters, and had even been carried on pack- mules in comparatively large quantities to suburban villages and sold there; but I doubt very much the truth of this assertion. – Campaigning in Cuba by George Kennan
  12. I think I told him he was suburban. – Patricia Brent, Spinster by Herbert Jenkins
  13. Many of the essential tests of the suburban home that we shall discuss hereafter will apply also to the house in a strictly residence district of a large city; practically all of them to the house in a smaller town. – The Complete Home by Various
  14. For themselves or their children their goal is the open country beyond the suburban fringe. – If You're Going to Live in the Country by Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
  15. In the utilitarian days of water companies and water rates the image that the word cistern evokes is painfully reminiscent of a metal tank in the lumber- room of a suburban residence. – Oscar Wilde by Leonard Cresswell Ingleby
  16. Her meagre past fell away from her like a garment of the wrong fashion, and as she came up to town on the Monday what she stared at in the suburban fields from the train was a future full of the things she particularly loved. – The Spoils of Poynton by Henry James
  17. He has built and maintains, on the sole condition that he does not actually lose money by it, a kind of model village in a suburban district of Belfast. – The Red Hand of Ulster by George A. Birmingham
  18. I remember when I used to be at boarding- school in New York, and in spring we were taken little Saturday trips when we were good, the very name of " Yonkers" meant deadly suburban dullness to me. – The Lightning Conductor Discovers America by C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson
  19. When Iris went out yesterday, he tracked her to a wretched little suburban place near Hampstead Heath, called Redburn Road. – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
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