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  • Besides, there were fewer to feed; the sick could eat little; our breakfast-basins were better filled; when there was no time to prepare a regular dinner, which often happened, she would give us a large piece of cold pie, or a thick slice of bread and cheese, and this we carried away with us to the wood, where we each chose the spot we liked best, and dined sumptuously.

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  • It’s August, so sumptuous that I couldn’t bear any more black squares, but no, it’s been nothing but hearts, Nick acting like my husband, sweet and loving and goofy.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Cinder cast one more look at her stepsisters’ sumptuous gowns before backing out of the room.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder

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