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  • At last, when she judged it to be the right moment, Mrs. Mooney intervened.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There had been no open complicity between mother and daughter, no open understanding but, though people in the house began to talk of the affair, still Mrs. Mooney did not intervene.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • What innumerable follies laid waste my waking and sleeping thoughts after that evening! I wished to annihilate the tedious intervening days.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I'm not such a bad fellow——" Mr. Cunningham intervened promptly.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I haven't such a bad opinion of the Jesuits," he said, intervening at length.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She had worked herself into a passion and would have continued in defence of her sister for it was a sore subject with her but Mary Jane, seeing that all the dancers had come back, intervened pacifically: "Now, Aunt Kate, you're giving scandal to Mr. Browne who is of the other persuasion.  (not reviewed by editor)

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