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Shaking off the chill of Friday’s snow dusting, a gathering of townsfolk paying their respects to deceased veterans met Saturday morning at city hall.
Terrified, the townsfolk lasso him and send him back to the farm where he was born.
Along with a predilection for gambling, which concerned townsfolk, the miners brought with them or made bread starters.
Away from bright lights, tourists and townsfolk flock to the site in winter to catch a glimpse of the northern lights dancing in the sky.
Lucky has a fainting spell and when word gets around, the townsfolk express concern and sympathy.
Harry Truman, who fought in France near the end of World War I and who ended World War II by being the first and only president to drop an atomic bomb, was still greeting townsfolk during his daily walks around his home near the town square.
Jacoby reassures the townsfolk that their stagnation is not their fault, that there is a way out.
His disciples encouraged the common people—farmers and townsfolk—to join Fuji-ko.
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