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The War of the Worlds
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  • One was professing to have seen the Martians.
  • He promised to stay with them, at least until they could determine what to do, or until the missing man arrived, and professed to be an expert shot with the revolver—a weapon strange to him—in order to give them confidence.
  • In the days before the invasion no one would have questioned my intellectual superiority to his—I, a professed and recognised writer on philosophical themes, and he, a common soldier; and yet he had already formulated a situation that I had scarcely realised.

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  • She professed innocence but later admitted her guilt.
  • She professes not to be worried.

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