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accrue
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Emma
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  • Instances have been known of young people passing many, many months successively, without being at any ball of any description, and no material injury accrue either to body or mind;—but when a beginning is made—when the felicities of rapid motion have once been, though slightly, felt—it must be a very heavy set that does not ask for more.

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  • Money in the bank account accrues interest.
  • And if there’s no ingress or egress—no valve through which may be vented the various pressures that accrue naturally in a closed temporal system—"
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

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