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coquette
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • The gaoler standing at his side, and the other gaolers moving about, who would have been well enough as to appearance in the ordinary exercise of their functions, looked so extravagantly coarse contrasted with sorrowing mothers and blooming daughters who were there—with the apparitions of the coquette, the young beauty, and the mature woman delicately bred—that the inversion of all experience and likelihood which the scene of shadows presented, was heightened to its utmost.

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  • Her early roles limited her to the decorative coquette, but she had a breakout role in...
  • He introduced Bette Midler by saying, Bette rhymes with coquette, but never regret.

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