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latitude
used in The Mill on the Floss

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  • Mrs. Pullet brushed each door-post with great nicety, about the latitude of her shoulders (at that period a woman was truly ridiculous to an instructed eye if she did not measure a yard and a half across the shoulders), and having done that sent the muscles of her face in quest of fresh tears as she advanced into the parlor where Mrs. Glegg was seated.
    1.7 -- Book 1 Chapter 7 -- Enter the Aunts and Uncles (19% in)

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