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  • She gave some feeble signs of returning animation when they entered, and presently the faint transparency was presented in a sitting attitude.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mrs. Gradgrind, weakly smiling, and giving no other sign of vitality, looked (as she always did) like an indifferently executed transparency of a small female figure, without enough light behind it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The hand soon stopped in the midst of them; the light that had always been feeble and dim behind the weak transparency, went out; and even Mrs. Gradgrind, emerged from the shadow in which man walketh and disquieteth himself in vain, took upon her the dread solemnity of the sages and patriarchs.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: transparent decision making
as in: transparent shower door
as in: transparent lie
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