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profess
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • From this room, many such dogs have been taken out to be hanged; in the next room (my bedroom), one fellow, to our knowledge, was poniarded on the spot for professing some insolent delicacy respecting his daughter—_his_ daughter?
  • It was as if a professed unbeliever in ghosts should be frightened by a ghost story.
  • He professed himself more relieved and encouraged than he really was, and approached his second and last point.
  • Jerry hoarsely professed himself at Miss Pross’s service.

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  • She professed innocence but later admitted her guilt.
  • She professes not to be worried.

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