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phenomenon
Used in
The Age of Innocence
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  • The immense accretion of flesh which had descended on her in middle life like a flood of lava on a doomed city had changed her from a plump active little woman with a neatly-turned foot and ankle into something as vast and august as a natural phenomenon.  (not reviewed by editor)

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