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The Mill on the Floss
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recede
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • As for the house, it was not less remarkable; it had a receding centre, and two wings with battlemented turrets, and was covered with glittering white stucco.
  • Since the centuries when St. Ogg with his boat and the Virgin Mother at the prow had been seen on the wide water, so many memories had been left behind, and had gradually vanished like the receding hilltops!
  • Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful course; and to recede was always painful to Dr. Kenn.

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  • Her unhappy childhood memories receded as she grew older.
  • The pain is beginning to recede.

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