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Sense and Sensibility
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  • But she had seen enough of him to join in all the admiration of the others, and with an energy which always adorned her praise.
  • …ornaments were determined, all of which, after examining and debating for a quarter of an hour over every toothpick-case in the shop, were finally arranged by his own inventive fancy, he had no leisure to bestow any other attention on the two ladies, than what was comprised in three or four very broad stares; a kind of notice which served to imprint on Elinor the remembrance of a person and face, of strong, natural, sterling insignificance, though adorned in the first style of fashion.

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  • He began dating her on her annual two-week visits home, and although she still moved like a thirteen-year-old boy and abjured most feminine adornment, he found something so intensely feminine about her that he fell in love.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • Wide silver bands that mark me as a slave adorn each wrist.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes

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