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corresponding -- as in: corresponding time period
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  • The entrance of her father put a stop to the civility, which Catherine was beginning to hope might introduce a desire of their corresponding.
  • Whether the torments of absence were softened by a clandestine correspondence, let us not inquire.
  • Let me have the satisfaction of knowing that you are safe at Fullerton, and have found your family well, and then, till I can ask for your correspondence as I ought to do, I will not expect more.
  • …of the quadrangle, in which she supposed the guilty scene to be acting, being, according to her belief, just opposite her own, it struck her that, if judiciously watched, some rays of light from the general’s lamp might glimmer through the lower windows, as he passed to the prison of his wife; and, twice before she stepped into bed, she stole gently from her room to the corresponding window in the gallery, to see if it appeared; but all abroad was dark, and it must yet be too early.

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  • Eskimos have many words that correspond to the English word snow. For example, there are different words for "snow on the ground", "fresh snow on the ground", "soft snow on the ground", "a crust of snow on the ground" and so forth.
  • The bones in a bat’s wing exactly correspond to those in a human forearm.

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