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  • "My allusions are as kind as yours, Elizabeth," said the Doctor frankly.
  • You have always had a little way of alluding to her as an unmarriageable girl.
  • To whose confidence is it you allude?
  • "His state of mind really freezes my blood," Mrs. Penniman had written, alluding to her brother; and it would have seemed that upon this statement she could hardly improve.

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  • He alluded to Susan without mentioning her name.
  • She didn’t mention any names, but everyone knew she was alluding to the President.

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