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profound
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The Age of Innocence
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profound
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The Age of Innocence
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  • There was no reason why he should not seize it, except the profound one that he had lost the habit of travel.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mrs. Carfry was very ill, and as she and her sister Miss Harle were travelling alone they were profoundly grateful to the Archer ladies, who supplied them with ingenious comforts and whose efficient maid helped to nurse the invalid back to health.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Such "women" (as they were called) were few in New York, those driving their own carriages still fewer, and the appearance of Miss Fanny Ring in Fifth Avenue at the fashionable hour had profoundly agitated society.  (not reviewed by editor)

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