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The Mill on the Floss
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  • But the Duke of Wellington was really alive, and Bony had not been long dead; therefore Mr. Poulter’s reminiscences of the Peninsular War were removed from all suspicion of being mythical.
  • There was a great improvement in his bearing, for example; and some credit on this score was due to Mr. Poulter, the village schoolmaster, who, being an old Peninsular soldier, was employed to drill Tom,—a source of high mutual pleasure.
  • —don’t step where the cows have been!" he added, pointing to a peninsula of dry grass, with trodden mud on each side of it; for Tom’s contemptuous conception of a girl included the attribute of being unfit to walk in dirty places.

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  • A heavily fortified demilitarized zone divides the Korean peninsula.
  • The Moors crossed the Mediterranean into the Iberian peninsula.

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