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The Importance of Being Earnest
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The Importance of Being Earnest
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  • Pray excuse me, Lady Bracknell, for interrupting you again, but it is only fair to tell you that according to the terms of her grandfather's will Miss Cardew does not come legally of age till she is thirty-five.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • ] I do not think that even I could produce any effect on a character that according to his own brother's admission is irretrievably weak and vacillating.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: accord her the respect deserved
as in: according to, or in accord with
as in: reached an accord
as in: done of her own accord
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