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It is home to Papa Pilgrim, a literal-minded, self-fashioned prophet; his wife, Country Rose; and their 15 dutiful children.
Charlie, also literal-minded and still after the foot, echoed Rachel, "You bet your life it is."Erik Dorn|Ben Hecht
"You don't look like her daughter," remarked Betty, who was literal-minded to a fault.A harum-scarum schoolgirl|Angela Brazil
His style was bombastic and diffuse, and like them, he was superficial and literal-minded.History of the Jews, Vol. III (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz