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The Scarlet Letter
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  • The wide circumference of an elaborate ruff, beneath his grey beard, in the antiquated fashion of King James’s reign, caused his head to look not a little like that of John the Baptist in a charger.

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  • He walked quickly around its entire circumference, running his left hand along the wall as he did so.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  • In order to ensure that my claim would not be overlooked, I felt obliged to make a property mark on stones, clumps of moss, and patches of vegetation at intervals of not more than fifteen feet around the circumference of my claim.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf

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