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dispel
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • The little store of sovereigns in the tin box seemed to be the only sight that brought a faint beam of pleasure into the miller’s eyes,—faint and transient, for it was soon dispelled by the thought that the time would be long—perhaps longer than his life,—before the narrow savings could remove the hateful incubus of debt.

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  • trying to dispel common myths about dieting
  • This should dispel any doubts.

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