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stint -- as in: a 6-month stint in China
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • Both resorted to the drinking-table without stint, but each in a different way; the lion for the most part reclining with his hands in his waistband, looking at the fire, or occasionally flirting with some lighter document; the jackal, with knitted brows and intent face, so deep in his task, that his eyes did not even follow the hand he stretched out for his glass—which often groped about, for a minute or more, before it found the glass for his lips.
  • Flashing weapons, blazing torches, smoking waggonloads of wet straw, hard work at neighbouring barricades in all directions, shrieks, volleys, execrations, bravery without stint, boom smash and rattle, and the furious sounding of the living sea; but, still the deep ditch, and the single drawbridge, and the massive stone walls, and the eight great towers, and still Defarge of the wine-shop at his gun, grown doubly hot by the service of Four fierce hours.

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  • After a few hours’ stint here, I’d deal with the third clue.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Thus began my brief stint as a lone singer-songwriter about town, playing in coffeehouses, mostly.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went

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