In fact, take a thorough going farmer from the old-country and attempt to accustom him to hunt moose and trap beaver.
If you find neatness at an hostel, it is kept by old-country people.
The landlady, clad in a low-necked black dress with long sweeping train, was typical of many we saw in the old-country hotels.
The way those Australians do business shames us old-country folk.
Since 1636 the family had pieced out its existence in the New World, tenaciously clinging to many of its old-country habits.
English horses could never have done it, and probably no old-country horseman would have taken the chances.
Would you mind if he played over some of our old-country songs?
But old-country folks are all fools, and that's the reason they get so easily sucked in, and be so soon wound up.
"A green Christmas makes a fat church-yard," says an old-country proverb; this was a white Nol, cloudless and bright.
The sand on the white-pine floor was swept in tongues, old-country fashion.