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The Mill on the Floss
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  • But if Maggie had been that young lady, you would probably have known nothing about her: her life would have had so few vicissitudes that it could hardly have been written; for the happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history.

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  • the project was subject to the usual vicissitudes of exploratory research
  • Jack stood there, streaming with sweat, streaked with brown earth, stained by all the vicissitudes of a day’s hunting.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies

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