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War and Peace
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  • Prince Hippolyte laughed spasmodically as he stood in the porch waiting for the vicomte whom he had promised to take home.
  • He sat with his legs up on the sofa as if quite at home and, having stuck an amber mouthpiece far into his mouth, was inhaling the smoke spasmodically and screwing up his eyes.
  • The sea of history was not driven spasmodically from shore to shore as previously.

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  • —I wonder if your eyes and ears ever make anything save spasmodic contact with your brain.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • She sits and her cane flexes against the gravel and the boy clicks his buttons in spasmodic flurries.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See

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