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  • These considerations led the deep-sighted lady into a calculation of the probable duration of Mrs Wititterly’s life, and the chances of the disconsolate widower bestowing his hand on her daughter.
  • Punctual to her time, the messenger came again, and, after an interview of rather longer duration than usual, departed.
  • The conversation which ensued was a long one, and when it was over, a secret conference of almost equal duration took place between brother Ned and Tim Linkinwater in another room.
  • of Mr Vincent Crummles The unexpected success and favour with which his experiment at Portsmouth had been received, induced Mr Crummles to prolong his stay in that town for a fortnight beyond the period he had originally assigned for the duration of his visit, during which time Nicholas personated a vast variety of characters with undiminished success, and attracted so many people to the theatre who had never been seen there before, that a benefit was considered by the manager a

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  • I take zinc tablets to help shorten the duration of a cold.
  • More frequent and longer duration exercise is associated with better health.

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