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The Age of Innocence
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despair
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The Age of Innocence
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  • For a moment she remained motionless; then she raised on him eyes of such despairing dearness that he half-released her waist from his hold.
  • Archer sprang to his feet and stood looking down on her in inarticulate despair.
  • But he thought of it now as a thing so unattainable and improbable that to have repined would have been like despairing because one had not drawn the first prize in a lottery.

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  • Don’t despair—help is on the way!
  • Don’t give in to despair.

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