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recoil
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Ulysses
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  • From everything in the least indelicate her finebred nature instinctively recoiled.
  • One: a squat stuffed easychair, with stout arms extended and back slanted to the rere, which, repelled in recoil, had then upturned an irregular fringe of a rectangular rug and now displayed on its amply upholstered seat a centralised diffusing and diminishing discolouration.

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