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  • Going upstairs to Mrs. Jellyby’s room (the children were all screaming in the kitchen, and there was no servant to be seen), we found that lady in the midst of a voluminous correspondence, opening, reading, and sorting letters, with a great accumulation of torn covers on the floor.

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  • I had trouble sitting down at the table because Bertha had made me wear a fashionable gown, and my petticoat was voluminous.
    Gail Carson Levine  --  Ella Enchanted
  • She looked at me on the pole and in a voluminous voice—powerful, masculine, and incredibly loud—she bellowed, "What’ch you doin’ up on that pole, man?"
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide

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