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precipice
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David Copperfield
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  • I had found sublimity and wonder in the dread heights and precipices, in the roaring torrents, and the wastes of ice and snow; but as yet, they had taught me nothing else.
  • There was a dark gloom in my solitary chamber, when I at length returned to it; but I was tired now, and, getting into bed again, fell — off a tower and down a precipice — into the depths of sleep.

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  • She approached and then pulled back from the precipice.
  • She skied off a precipice, dropped her skis in midair, and then opened a parachute.

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