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A Tale of Two Cities
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • The three customers pulled off their hats to Madame Defarge, with three flourishes.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He did it with some flourish of ceremony, for a mail journey from London in winter was an achievement to congratulate an adventurous traveller upon.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But I would hold a pretty wager, sir, that a House like Tellson and Company was flourishing, a matter of fifty, not to speak of fifteen years ago?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There were few buildings then, north of the Oxford-road, and forest-trees flourished, and wild flowers grew, and the hawthorn blossomed, in the now vanished fields.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Nothing was represented in a flourishing condition, save tools and weapons; but, the cutler's knives and axes were sharp and bright, the smith's hammers were heavy, and the gunmaker's stock was murderous.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: the business is flourishing
as in: dismissed them with a flourish
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