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The Mill on the Floss
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  • Maggie sobbed aloud, finding a wretched pleasure in the hollow resonance that came through the long empty space of the attic.
  • Happily it was the ground-floor, and the study was a one-storied wing to the house, so that the downfall made no alarming resonance, though Tom stood dizzy and aghast for a few minutes, dreading the appearance of Mr. or Mrs. Stelling.
  • Uncles and aunts paid only short visits now; of course, they could not stay to meals, and the constraint caused by Mr. Tulliver’s savage silence, which seemed to add to the hollow resonance of the bare, uncarpeted room when the aunts were talking, heightened the unpleasantness of these family visits on all sides, and tended to make them rare.

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  • The sound resonates well in this theater.
  • His story resonated with me because I once had a similar experience.

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