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anecdote
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Mansfield Park
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  • The soup would be sent round in a most spiritless manner, wine drank without any smiles or agreeable trifling, and the venison cut up without supplying one pleasant anecdote of any former haunch, or a single entertaining story, about "my friend such a one."
  • I could not have hoped to entertain you with Irish anecdotes during a ten miles’ drive."

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  • Her autobiography is sprinkled with amusing anecdotes.
  • She is good at making a point in an interesting and memorable way with an anecdote.

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