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tautology
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tautology
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Emma
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  • —Methodical, or well arranged, or very well delivered, it could not be expected to be; but it contained, when separated from all the feebleness and tautology of the narration, a substance to sink her spirit—especially with the corroborating circumstances, which her own memory brought in favour of Mr. Knightley's most improved opinion of Harriet.  (not reviewed by editor)

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a linguistic tautology
a logical tautology
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