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Persuasion
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  • Immediately surrounding Mrs Musgrove were the little Harvilles, whom she was sedulously guarding from the tyranny of the two children from the Cottage, expressly arrived to amuse them.

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  • The voice was overly ingratiating, sedulously sweet.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • She wondered what sort of herbs they were which the old man was so sedulous to gather.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter

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