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  • My Lady’s maid is a Frenchwoman of two and thirty, from somewhere in the southern country about Avignon and Marseilles, a large-eyed brown woman with black hair who would be handsome but for a certain feline mouth and general uncomfortable tightness of face, rendering the jaws too eager and the skull too prominent.

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  • This one about the bridge in Avignon.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • The southern districts were ill-watched in particular, in consequence of the disturbances that were perpetually breaking out in Avignon, Nimes, or Uzes.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo

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