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  • Two years had now nearly elapsed since the night on which he first received life; and was this his first crime?
  • Six years had elapsed, passed in a dream but for one indelible trace, and I stood in the same place where I had last embraced my father before my departure for Ingolstadt.
  • A considerable period elapsed before I discovered one of the causes of the uneasiness of this amiable family: it was poverty, and they suffered that evil in a very distressing degree.
  • During the two years that had elapsed previous to their marriage my father had gradually relinquished all his public functions; and immediately after their union they sought the pleasant climate of Italy, and the change of scene and interest attendant on a tour through that land of wonders, as a restorative for her weakened frame.
  • I instantly wrote to Geneva; nearly two months have elapsed since the departure of my letter.
  • Besides, some months have elapsed since the commission of his crimes, and no one can conjecture to what place he has wandered or what region he may now inhabit.
  • Chapter 14 "Some time elapsed before I learned the history of my friends.

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  • Three months have elapsed since the fire.

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