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RURAL. That which relates to the country, as rural servitudes. See Urban.

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And each lad walked with his sweetheart--trust a child of seven to listen and to know the love- affairs of his countryside. And behold, I, too, was a lad with a lassie.
To his eyes all seemed beautiful, but to me a tinge of melancholy lay upon the countryside, which bore so clearly the mark of the waning year.
He neither rode nor shot, but spent his days in wandering round the old village with his pipe in his mouth, or in driving with his host, or in his absence with his hostess, over the beautiful countryside. "An easy-going, free-handed gentleman," said Ames, the butler.
Our friend the Sheriff of Nottingham hath proclaimed a shooting match, and hath sent messengers to tell of it through all the countryside, and the prize is to be a bright golden arrow.
The village was crowded, and all the countryside. I had to go out a dozen times a day and show myself to these reverent and awe-stricken multitudes.
Meanwhile, the proud Sheriff little knew that he harbored the two chief outlaws of the whole countryside beneath his roof.
Hama, SANA- In a new breach of the de-escalation zone agreement in Idleb, terrorist organizations fired a number of rocket shells on the villages of Jourin and al-Jeed in Hama northern countryside.
The Children's Countryside Day is organised by the Glendale Agricultural Society, in Northumberland, to teach hundreds of children from Northumberland and North Tyneside about how the farming sector works.
THE Countryside Alliance is marking its 20th anniversary by asking supporters for their photographs and anecdotes from the groundbreaking Hyde Park Rally.
It comes as a campaign urging owners to keep their pets on leads in the Denbighshire countryside was launched.
Arthur, IL, August 12, 2016 --( Countryside Amish Furniture is pleased to announce that their long-awaited design center is now open.