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  • I have never been able to imbue my poor boy with that part of his art.
  • We went to Newman Street two or three times, where preparations were in progress too—a good many, I observed, for enhancing the comforts of old Mr. Turveydrop, and a few for putting the newly married couple away cheaply at the top of the house—but our great point was to make the furnished lodging decent for the wedding-breakfast and to imbue Mrs. Jellyby beforehand with some faint sense of the occasion.

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  • She imbues her lectures with a contagious enthusiasm.
  • She was imbued from infancy with a sense that life should be fair.

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