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  • Mrs. Gradgrind faintly looked at the tongs, as the most appropriate thing her imbecility could think of doing.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He took a pen upon the instant, and wrote the following note (in appropriate hieroglyphics) to his brother: Dear Jack, All up at Coketown.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Dresses were made, jewellery was made, cakes and gloves were made, settlements were made, and an extensive assortment of Facts did appropriate honour to the contract.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Her own private sitting-room was a story higher, at the window of which post of observation she was ready, every morning, to greet Mr. Bounderby, as he came across the road, with the sympathizing recognition appropriate to a Victim.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was an appropriate occasion for Mr. Bounderby to discuss the flavour of the hap'orth of stewed eels he had purchased in the streets at eight years old; and also of the inferior water, specially used for laying the dust, with which he had washed down that repast.  (not reviewed by editor)

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