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  • Mrs. Epanchin, long accustomed to her husband’s infidelities, had heard of the pearls, and the rumour excited her liveliest curiosity and interest.
  • He thought it infra dig, and did not quite like appearing in society afterwards—that society in which he had been accustomed to pose up to now as a young man of rather brilliant prospects.
  • He had calculated upon her eventual love, and tried to tempt her with a lavish outlay upon comforts and luxuries, knowing too well how easily the heart accustoms itself to comforts, and how difficult it is to tear one’s self away from luxuries which have become habitual and, little by little, indispensable.
  • But now his eyes had become so far accustomed to the darkness that he could distinguish the whole of the bed.
  • As for the houses—a Russian can’t live in them in the winter until he gets accustomed to them."
  • I don’t think he requires a napkin under his chin, after all; are you accustomed to having one on, prince?"

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  • In the United States we’re accustomed to forming our own opinion about the promises of advertisements and politicians.
  • Actors and politicians are accustomed to less privacy than the rest of us.

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