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To Kill a Mockingbird
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Used in
To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • Reverend Sykes used his pulpit more freely to express his views on individual lapses from grace: Jim Hardy had been absent from church for five Sundays and he wasn't sick; Constance Jackson had better watch her waysó she was in grave danger for quarreling with her neighbors; she had erected the only spite fence in the history of the Quarters.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: after the lapse of many hours
as in: a lapse in judgement
as in: allowed the policy to lapse
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