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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • A few months earlier Boldwood’s forgetting his husbandry would have been as preposterous an idea as a sailor forgetting he was in a ship.
  • Now, isn’t it preposterous, Gabriel?

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  • They can’t be seriously considering such a preposterous idea.
  • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history

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