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irrevocable
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Middlemarch
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  • She only felt that there was something irrevocably amiss and lost in her lot, and her thoughts about the future were the more readily shapen into resolve.
  • He had begun to have an alarmed foresight of her irrevocable loss of love for him, and the consequent dreariness of their life.
  • As he sat there and beheld the enemy of his peace going irrevocably into silence, he felt more at rest than he had done for many months.
  • The joy was not the less—perhaps it was the more complete just then—because of the irrevocable parting; for there was no reproach, no contemptuous wonder to imagine in any eye or from any lips.
  • Everything that bad happened to him there seemed a mere preparation for this hateful fatality, which had come as a blight on his honorable ambition, and must make even people who had only vulgar standards regard his reputation as irrevocably damaged.
  • She tried to master herself with the thought that this might be a turning-point in three lives—not in her own; no, there the irrevocable had happened, but—in those three lives which were touching hers with the solemn neighborhood of danger and distress.

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    Shakespeare, William  --  As You Like It

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