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corresponding -- as in: corresponding time period
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • That this correspondence with the public enemy was not a correspondence of to-day, or of yesterday, or even of last year, or of the year before.
  • That this correspondence with the public enemy was not a correspondence of to-day, or of yesterday, or even of last year, or of the year before.
  • If the impression were not produced by a real corresponding and sufficient cause, how came he, Jarvis Lorry, there?
  • The light in the guard-house, half derived from the waning oil-lamps of the night, and half from the overcast day, was in a correspondingly uncertain condition.
  • We received the news of their safe arrival, and perhaps another letter, or perhaps two; but, since then, they have gradually taken their road in life—we, ours—and we have held no correspondence.
  • It had taken a deal of extra wet-towelling to pull him through the night; a correspondingly extra quantity of wine had preceded the towelling; and he was in a very damaged condition, as he now pulled his turban off and threw it into the basin in which he had steeped it at intervals for the last six hours.

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  • Eskimos have many words that correspond to the English word snow. For example, there are different words for "snow on the ground", "fresh snow on the ground", "soft snow on the ground", "a crust of snow on the ground" and so forth.
  • The bones in a bat’s wing exactly correspond to those in a human forearm.

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