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The Mill on the Floss
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  • Hanging diligently over her sewing, Maggie was a sight any one might have been pleased to look at.
  • Tom was hanging over his Latin grammar, moving his lips inaudibly like a strict but impatient Catholic repeating his tale of paternosters; and Philip, at the other end of the room, was busy with two volumes, with a look of contented diligence that excited Maggie’s curiosity; he did not look at all as if he were learning a lesson.

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  • She’s the kind of diligent worker we want to hire.
  • A diligent detective investigates all clues.

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