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disparity
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David Copperfield
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  • A curious equality of friendship, originating, I suppose, in our respective circumstances, sprung up between me and these people, notwithstanding the ludicrous disparity in our years.
  • There can be no disparity in marriage like unsuitability of mind and purpose.’
  • But I thought — I implore you to remember the narrow construction which has been my besetting sin — that, in a case where there was so much disparity in point of years —’
  • ’There can be no disparity in marriage like unsuitability of mind and purpose’ —’no disparity in marriage like unsuitability of mind and purpose.’
  • ’There can be no disparity in marriage like unsuitability of mind and purpose’ —’no disparity in marriage like unsuitability of mind and purpose.’
  • Do not think or speak of disparity between us, for there is none, except in all my many imperfections.
  • ’There can be no disparity in marriage like unsuitability of mind and purpose.’
  • ’There can be no disparity in marriage, like unsuitability of mind and purpose.’
  • When I had done tumbling over Traddles, and had sat upon something which was not a cat — my first seat was — I so far recovered my sight, as to perceive that Mr. Spenlow had evidently been the youngest of the family; that there was a disparity of six or eight years between the two sisters; and that the younger appeared to be the manager of the conference, inasmuch as she had my letter in her hand — so familiar as it looked to me, and yet so odd!

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  • In the 1980s, the Court rejected a constitutional challenge to imposing the death penalty on juveniles; upheld the death penalty for disabled people suffering from "mental retardation"; and, in a widely condemned opinion, found no constitutional violation in the extreme racial disparities that could be seen throughout most death penalty jurisdictions.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • As much as possible they try to avoid any huge disparities in intelligence, temperament, social background, and age.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium

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