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  • Afterwards he went to America, and returned I fear to an idle dissolute life.
  • "I believe I know who he is, my dear," said Mr. Bulstrode, in his usual subdued voice, "an unfortunate dissolute wretch, whom I helped too much in days gone by.

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  • He mentioned that he had not been to New York since the late 1930s and that, if anything, the city appeared more Babylonian in its dissolute wealth than ever.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • She still surrounded herself with the cynical aura of a dissolute past.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die

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