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  • Good fer him, he said to himself warmly, the young chap has started to turn over a new leaf by gittin out early.

  • If I am to be your friend you have got to turn over a new leaf.

    A Modern Tomboy L. T. Meade
  • They say hes going it straight, and its rumored that a certain young lady has had a lot to do with his turning over a new leaf.

    The Gray Phantom Herman Landon
  • All this has disturbed me, and I intend to turn over a new leaf.

    My New Curate P.A. Sheehan
  • In my opinion, he's too old to turn over a new leaf—the way I meant.

    The Tale of Grandfather Mole Arthur Scott Bailey
  • Damp the new leaf in water with a brush on both sides thoroughly.

    Wood-Block Printing F. Morley Fletcher
  • The fields and swamps and salt meadows, rich in their spring glory of bud and new leaf, were tinged with the ruddy glow.

    Keziah Coffin Joseph C. Lincoln
  • "I am glad to know you are going to turn over a new leaf," he returned.

    Dave Porter in the Gold Fields Edward Stratemeyer
  • It's a new leaf—Bolivian with a Virginian blend, not on the market yet.

    The Secret of the League Ernest Bramah

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