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interpose
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Wuthering Heights
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  • I flung her back, and hastened to interpose the table between us.
  • Catherine!’ interposed Linton, greatly shocked at the double fault of falsehood and violence which his idol had committed.
  • She held her hand interposed between the furnace-heat and her eyes, and seemed absorbed in her occupation; desisting from it only to chide the servant for covering her with sparks, or to push away a dog, now and then, that snoozled its nose overforwardly into her face.
  • ’He is not coming,’ I interposed, framing a bit of a lie.
  • ’Her mind wanders, sir,’ I interposed.
  • ’There, Miss Cathy! you see you have got into pretty company,’ I interposed.
  • ’The back of the settle and Earnshaw’s person interposed between me and him; so instead of endeavouring to reach me, he snatched a dinner-knife from the table and flung it at my head.
  • ’I would not talk so, Mr. Heathcliff,’ I interposed.

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