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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • The room being by this time very warm and somewhat crowded, in consequence of the influx of four gentlemen, who had just killed each other in the piece under representation, Nicholas accepted the invitation, and promised to return at the conclusion of the performances; preferring the cool air and twilight out of doors to the mingled perfume of gas, orange-peel, and gunpowder, which pervaded the hot and glaring theatre.

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  • They were overwhelmed by the influx of refugees.
  • We were surprised by the influx of orders for the new product.

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