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The Age of Innocence
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interpose
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The Age of Innocence
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  • "But I hope you HAD finished your reading, Henry?" his wife interposed.
  • "Oh, I don’t: it’s Lefferts, for one," Mr. Jackson interposed.
  • "Of course, Newland, I know you let dear May go to Mrs. Struthers’s Sunday evenings—" she began; and May interposed gaily: "Oh, you know, everybody goes to Mrs. Struthers’s now; and she was invited to Granny’s last reception."
  • "We must give them time to get to know each other a little better, mamma," Mrs. Welland interposed, with the proper affectation of reluctance; to which the ancestress rejoined: "Know each other?

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  • Where were their voices when the lips of Governor Barnett dripped with words of interposition and nullification?
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  • Michael moved in front of the machine, interposing himself between Octavian and the two Greek demigods.
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