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precipice
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Middlemarch
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  • She was blind, you see, to many things obvious to others—likely to tread in the wrong places, as Celia had warned her; yet her blindness to whatever did not lie in her own pure purpose carried her safely by the side of precipices where vision would have been perilous with fear.

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  • She approached and then pulled back from the precipice.
  • She skied off a precipice, dropped her skis in midair, and then opened a parachute.

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