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interpose
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  • At that point, my convict became so frantically exasperated, that he would have rushed upon him but for the interposition of the soldiers.
  • "Really I must say I should think not!" interposed the grave lady.
  • "I don’t mean any present at all, Joe," I interposed.
  • Mr. Camilla interposing, as Mrs. Camilla laid her hand upon her heaving bosom, that lady assumed an unnatural fortitude of manner which I supposed to be expressive of an intention to drop and choke when out of view, and kissing her hand to Miss Havisham, was escorted forth.
  • The space interposed between myself and them partook of that expansion, and our marshes were any distance off.
  • "Jaggers," interposed Miss Havisham, much to my relief, "leave my Pip alone, and go with him to your dinner."
  • I interposed, as Herbert paused.
  • "Who’s firing?" said I. "Drat that boy," interposed my sister, frowning at me over her work, "what a questioner he is.
  • My sister with an exclamation of impatience was going to fly at me, —I had no shadow of defence, for Joe was busy in the forge,—when Mr. Pumblechook interposed with "No!
  • —"Don’t add but his own," interposed Estella, "for I hate that class of man.

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  • Where were their voices when the lips of Governor Barnett dripped with words of interposition and nullification?
    Martin Luther King, Jr.  --  Letter from a Birmingham Jail
  • Michael moved in front of the machine, interposing himself between Octavian and the two Greek demigods.
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