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  • It was a very transparent business, that meeting as cousins only.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The transparent windows with the fire and light, looking so bright and warm from the cold darkness out of doors, were soon gone, and again we were crushing and churning the loose snow.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Bucket, who has seen through the transparency of Mrs. Snagsby's vinegar at a glance, confers with his familiar demon and bestows his shrewd attention on the Chadbands and Mr. Smallweed.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The week had gone round to the Saturday following that beating of my heart in the church; and every day had been so bright and blue that to ramble in the woods, and to see the light striking down among the transparent leaves and sparkling in the beautiful interlacings of the shadows of the trees, while the birds poured out their songs and the air was drowsy with the hum of insects, had been most delightful.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Why, bless my soul, Lady Dedlock, transparently so!" "If, sir," she begins, "in my knowledge of my secret—" But he interrupts her.  (not reviewed by editor)

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