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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • But it had been brought about by misdirected ingenuity, and she valued it only as she valued an artificial flower or a wax fruit.
  • Now Oak, with marvellous ingenuity, had been going to introduce the gallant sergeant through the channel of "bad characters."
  • Never was ingenuity exercised so sorely as the traveller here exercised hers.
  • She had tried to elude agitation by fixing her mind on the trees, sky, any trivial object before her eyes, whilst his reproaches fell, but ingenuity could not save her now.

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  • He exercised great ingenuity in making excuses for missing class.
  • It will take more than ingenuity to clean this up. We’re going to have to admit our mistake.

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