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The Importance of Being Earnest
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The Importance of Being Earnest
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  • This afternoon during my temporary absence in London on an important question of romance, he obtained admission to my house by means of the false pretence of being my brother.

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  • The country maintains a pretense of a free press.
  • Nobody is fooled by her pretense.

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