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  • After a single combat of some duration they returned, and I saw, to my joy, both in Mrs. Crupp’s countenance and in my aunt’s, that the deed was done.
  • ’Hum!’ said I. ’Not that her happiness was of long duration,’ pursued Traddles, ’for, unfortunately, within a week another execution came in.
  • Whenever she was particularly discomposed, she always performed one of these pedestrian feats; and the amount of her discomposure might always be estimated by the duration of her walk.
  • Agnes laughed again at her own penetration, and told me that if I were faithful to her in my confidence she thought she should keep a little register of my violent attachments, with the date, duration, and termination of each, like the table of the reigns of the kings and queens, in the History of England.

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  • I take zinc tablets to help shorten the duration of a cold.
  • More frequent and longer duration exercise is associated with better health.

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