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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • "It is all pretence—what you are saying!" exclaimed Bathsheba, laughing in spite of herself at the sly method.
  • Gabriel, without making any pretence of being lively, did nothing to show that he was particularly dull.
  • Good afternoon, ma’am" he concluded, in evident anxiety to get away, and at once went out of the churchyard by a path she could follow on no pretence whatever.

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  • The country maintains a pretense of a free press.
  • Nobody is fooled by her pretense.

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