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Bleak House
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  • If he mean this ironically, it may be truer than he thinks.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • In this reply, down to the word "wager" inclusive, mademoiselle has been ironically polite and tender, then as suddenly dashed into the bitterest and most defiant scorn, with her black eyes in one and the same moment very nearly shut and staringly wide open.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: verbal irony
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