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  • And on both these days I had the restless feeling of one who shirks an inevitable duty.
  • But next morning I perceived clearly enough that my curiosity regarding the Palace of Green Porcelain was a piece of self-deception, to enable me to shirk, by another day, an experience I dreaded.

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  • She shirks her duties
  • The derelict soldier shirked his duties

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