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paramount
used in David Copperfield

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  • 'Humph!' said Miss Murdstone, still keeping her eye on the pickles; 'it is of more importance than anything else — it is of paramount importance — that my brother should not be disturbed or made uncomfortable.
    Chapters 10-12 (6% in)
  • I said he was right there — never under my roof, where the Lares were sacred, and the laws of hospitality paramount.
    Chapters 22-24 (93% in)

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