A silent contemplation: a tentative velation: a gradual abasement: a solicitous aversion: a proximate erection.
The cold of interstellar space, thousands of degrees below freezing point or the absolute zero of Fahrenheit, Centigrade or Reaumur: the incipient intimations of proximate dawn.
A child renamed Padney Socks she shook with shocks her moneybox: counted his three free moneypenny buttons, one, tloo, tlee: a doll, a boy, a sailor she cast away: blond, born of two dark, she had blond ancestry, remote, a violation, Herr Hauptmann Hainau, Austrian army, proximate, a hallucination, lieutenant Mulvey, British navy.
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The court found that negligence was the proximate cause of the loss.
The proximate cause of death was a heart attack, but it was preceded by 50 years of an unhealthy lifestyle.