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  • On the next day, still bundled up in my curious habiliments, I sat counting the time, flushed and heated by the conflict of sinking hopes and rising fears within me; and waiting to be startled by the sight of the gloomy face, whose non-arrival startled me every minute.
  • I summoned all the resolutions I had made, in all those many days and nights, and all those many conflicts of my heart.
  • Now much disturbed, and dazzled with conflicting gleams of hope and dread, I looked at her for some explanation.
  • The conflicting interests of these touting gentlemen being of a nature to irritate their feelings, personal collisions took place; and the Commons was even scandalized by our principal inveigler (who had formerly been in the wine trade, and afterwards in the sworn brokery line) walking about for some days with a black eye.

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  • Violent conflict has broken out again in the Middle East.
  • The Israeli-Palestinian conflict flared up again in Jerusalem.

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