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Used in
Bleak House
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  • We are not in a flourishing state of circumstances here, sir.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Now you see, Mr. Jarndyce," he then began, putting down his hat and opening his subject with a flourish of his well-remembered finger, "you know me, and Miss Summerson knows me.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Kenge," said my guardian, "if all the flourishing wealth that the suit brought into this vile court of Chancery could fall to my two young cousins, I should be well contented.  (not reviewed by editor)

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