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The Age of Innocence
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  • Winsett did not invite people to his house; but he had once pointed it out to Archer in the course of a nocturnal stroll, and the latter had asked himself, with a little shiver, if the humanities were so meanly housed in other capitals.
  • Archer had the nocturnal perspective of Fifth Avenue almost to himself.
  • As it was—and especially after the object of her nocturnal visit to Mrs. Manson Mingott had become known—her cynicism was held to exceed his; and she had not the excuse—nor her detractors the satisfaction—of pleading that she was "a foreigner."

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  • The mice are nocturnal, so we never see them, but we see their droppings.
  • I enjoy the nocturnal sounds of the jungle.

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