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fleeting
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David Copperfield
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  • What faces are the most distinct to me in the fleeting crowd?
  • …evening, when the boys played in the churchyard, and I watched them from a distance within the room, being ashamed to show myself at the window lest they should know I was a prisoner — the strange sensation of never hearing myself speak — the fleeting intervals of something like cheerfulness, which came with eating and drinking, and went away with it — the setting in of rain one evening, with a fresh smell, and its coming down faster and faster between me and the church, until it and…

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  • Her moments of happiness were few and fleeting.
  • Youth is fleeting.

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