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Far from the Madding Crowd
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mannerism
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • The maltster cleared his throat in an exaggerated form for emphasis, and elongating his gaze to the remotest point of the ashpit, said, in the slow speech justifiable when the importance of a subject is so generally felt that any mannerism must be tolerated in getting at it, "Well, I don’t mind the year I were born in, but perhaps I can reckon up the places I’ve lived at, and so get it that way.

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  • Several minor mannerisms are apparent when she is nervous.
  • a mannerism she picked up as a pilot

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