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Pride and Prejudice
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canvass -- as in: canvass the crowd
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Pride and Prejudice
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  • The subject which had been so warmly canvassed between their parents, about a twelvemonth ago, was now brought forward again.
  • The whole of what Elizabeth had already heard, his claims on Mr. Darcy, and all that he had suffered from him, was now openly acknowledged and publicly canvassed; and everybody was pleased to know how much they had always disliked Mr. Darcy before they had known anything of the matter.

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  • Our sparse neighborhood was being canvassed.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Warn the Turners and the Canvasses to stay safe.
    Kiera Cass  --  The One

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