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  • He thus typified the constant introspection wherewith he tortured, but could not purify himself.
  • They grew out of his heart, and typify, it may be, some hideous secret that was buried with him, and which he had done better to confess during his lifetime.
  • In the array of funerals, too—whether for the apparel of the dead body, or to typify, by manifold emblematic devices of sable cloth and snowy lawn, the sorrow of the survivors—there was a frequent and characteristic demand for such labour as Hester Prynne could supply.
  • So it ever is, whether thus typified or no, that an evil deed invests itself with the character of doom.

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  • The fugue typifies Bach’s style of composition.
  • There sat Grandmother Majauszkiene, unrelenting, typifying fate.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle

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