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plateau
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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plateau
Used in
Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • But the large united flocks of Bathsheba and Farmer Boldwood formed a valuable and imposing multitude which demanded much attention, and on this account Gabriel, in addition to Boldwood's shepherd and Cain Ball, accompanied them along the way, through the decayed old town of Kingsbere, and upward to the plateau,—old George the dog of course behind them.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: reached a plateau in our growth
as in: found on the plateau
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