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  • Her face was very pretty still, but it looked careworn, and too delicate; and her hand was so thin and white that it seemed to me to be almost transparent.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • So far as I know and I believe his honest heart was transparent to me he never wavered again, in his solemn certainty of finding her.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • His natural manner and agreeable simplicity made it transparent that he said this to put us in good heart, and to enable Agnes to hear her father mentioned with greater confidence; but it was not the less pleasant for that.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I was so filled with the play, and with the past for it was, in a manner, like a shining transparency, through which I saw my earlier life moving along that I don't know when the figure of a handsome well-formed young man dressed with a tasteful easy negligence which I have reason to remember very well, became a real presence to me.  (not reviewed by editor)

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