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She must have looked at Jack too cow-eyed.
Jack had turned up at Mr. Gervais’s office, and the boss had come down to the inspectors’ room…making a contretemps of a small thing; far too much ado merely to say that a man calling himself Farley had come asking after Miss Quincy. 1,023 more words
Well, there wasn’t much winemaking after 1920, since Prohibition caused most of the wineries to close. A few wineries in California (such as Beaulieu Vineyards, Christian Brothers) stayed in business to make legal sacramental wine for churches and synagogues, but the vast majority closed in 1920, suffering catastrophic losses that were not reimbursed by the government–an “illegal taking,” according to some. 109 more words