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country seat

A rural residence of some importance.
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All of the footmen at Lord Merryvane's countryseat had been chosen for their broad shoulders and glorious blond forelocks, which, of coulee, Lord Merryvane never had seen in the light of day, rising as he did from his secret vault as the sun's last cursed rays faded from the sky.
For these reasons, Clifford refused to see him when the Judge offered to give Clifford and Hepzibah a home at his countryseat.
If with the proceeds of my labor here in California I can procure for you one of the finest farms and snug little countryseats in the county of old Fairfield, I shall be fully satisfied and shall have obtained the principal object of my expedition.