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  • These were words which could not but dwell with her.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • So we must be as merry as we can, that she may not be dwelling upon such gloomy things.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She had a great deal to listen to; all the particulars of past sad scenes, all the minutiae of distress upon distress, which in former conversations had been merely hinted at, were dwelt on now with a natural indulgence.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The moment of her stepping forward in the Octagon Room to speak to him: the moment of Mr Elliot's appearing and tearing her away, and one or two subsequent moments, marked by returning hope or increasing despondency, were dwelt on with energy.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • As Mr Shepherd perceived that this connexion of the Crofts did them no service with Sir Walter, he mentioned it no more; returning, with all his zeal, to dwell on the circumstances more indisputably in their favour; their age, and number, and fortune; the high idea they had formed of Kellynch Hall, and extreme solicitude for the advantage of renting it; making it appear as if they ranked nothing beyond the happiness of being the tenants of Sir Walter Elliot: an extraordinary taste,  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She tried to be calm, and leave things to take their course, and tried to dwell much on this argument of rational dependence:"Surely, if there be constant attachment on each side, our hearts must understand each other ere long.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: Don`t dwell on it.
as in: It dwells in the forest.
as in: a modest dwelling
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