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sheer
used in Wuthering Heights

2 uses
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  • Here is the consequence of being buried alive: she has thrown herself away upon that boor from sheer ignorance that better individuals existed!
    Chapter 2 (49% in)
  • I held no communication with him: still, I was conscious of his design to enter, if he could; and on the Tuesday, a little after dark, when my master, from sheer fatigue, had been compelled to retire a couple of hours, I went and opened one of the windows; moved by his perseverance to give him a chance of bestowing on the faded image of his idol one final adieu.
    Chapter 16 (84% in)

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