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Far from the Madding Crowd
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interpose
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • "Father’s so old that ’a can’t mind his age, can ye, father?" interposed Jacob.
  • "A strange old piece, ye say!" interposed the maltster, in a querulous voice.
  • "Let en alone," interposed Joseph Poorgrass.
  • Oak imagined a terrible discovery resulting from this afternoon’s work that might cast over Bathsheba’s life a shade which the interposition of many lapsing years might but indifferently lighten, and which nothing at all might altogether remove.
  • Gabriel hoped that the whole truth of the matter might not be published till at any rate the girl had been in her grave for a few days, when the interposing barriers of earth and time, and a sense that the events had been somewhat shut into oblivion, would deaden the sting that revelation and invidious remark would have for Bathsheba just now.

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  • Where were their voices when the lips of Governor Barnett dripped with words of interposition and nullification?
    Martin Luther King, Jr.  --  Letter from a Birmingham Jail
  • Michael moved in front of the machine, interposing himself between Octavian and the two Greek demigods.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus

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