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  • Dorothea wondered a little, but felt that it would be indelicate just then to ask for any information which Mr. Casaubon did not proffer, and she turned to the window to admire the view.
  • It would have been less indelicate.
  • Yet she did wish that Sir James could know what had passed between her and her husband about Will Ladislaw’s moral claim on the property: it would then, she thought, be apparent to him as it was to her, that her husband’s strange indelicate proviso had been chiefly urged by his bitter resistance to that idea of claim, and not merely by personal feelings more difficult to talk about.

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  • I finally made it to the landing and, with one final indelicate grunt, pulled the trunk onto it after me.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • It may be indelicate of me to mention it, but I seem to have been equipped at birth with the equivalent of an echo chamber in my stomach regions.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf

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