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Definitionvery serious—and often dignified
- You can't have forgotten that you assured me most solemnly that nothing in the world would induce you to send it to any exhibition.Chapter 7 (60% in)
- If you ask them their opinion on something that happened yesterday, they solemnly give you the opinions current in 1820, when people wore high stocks and knew absolutely nothing.Chapter 13 (37% in)
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