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Far from the Madding Crowd
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • More precisely speaking, you have been within half an inch of being pared alive two hundred and ninety-five times.
  • Some were beginning to consider Oak a "near" man, for though his condition had thus far improved, he lived in no better style than before, occupying the same cottage, paring his own potatoes, mending his stockings, and sometimes even making his bed with his own hands.

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  • The candidate promised to pare the deficit.
  • pare potatoes
    Thornton Wilder  --  Our Town

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