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  • I couldn’t altogether make out why, myself, as we were not stationary here, being but comers and goers anywhere.
  • Young Thomas and Sissy being both at such a stage of their working up, these changes were effected in a year or two; while Mr. Gradgrind himself seemed stationary in his course, and underwent no alteration.
  • Mr. Bounderby had taken possession of a house and grounds, about fifteen miles from the town, and accessible within a mile or two, by a railway striding on many arches over a wild country, undermined by deserted coal-shafts, and spotted at night by fires and black shapes of stationary engines at pits’ mouths.

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  • the car remained stationary with the engine running
  • They stood raggedly, and the soldiers herded them toward the two stationary boxcars.
    Jane Yolen  --  The Devils Arithmetic

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