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annex
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Middlemarch
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annex
Used in
Middlemarch
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  • To this mental estate mapped out a quarter of a century before, to sensibilities thus fenced in, Mr. Casaubon had thought of annexing happiness with a lovely young bride; but even before marriage, as we have seen, he found himself under a new depression in the consciousness that the new bliss was not blissful to him.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: annex of the main building
as in: annexed the community
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