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  • Now, had the same young lady been engaged with a volume of the Spectator, instead of such a work, how proudly would she have produced the book, and told its name; though the chances must be against her being occupied by any part of that voluminous publication, of which either the matter or manner would not disgust a young person of taste: the substance of its papers so often consisting in the statement of improbable circumstances, unnatural characters, and topics of conversation which…

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  • I had trouble sitting down at the table because Bertha had made me wear a fashionable gown, and my petticoat was voluminous.
    Gail Carson Levine  --  Ella Enchanted
  • She looked at me on the pole and in a voluminous voice—powerful, masculine, and incredibly loud—she bellowed, "What’ch you doin’ up on that pole, man?"
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide

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