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The Age of Innocence
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  • Another of her principles was that parents should never (at least visibly) interfere with the plans of their married children; and the difficulty of adjusting this respect for May’s independence with the exigency of Mr. Welland’s claims could be overcome only by the exercise of an ingenuity which left not a second of Mrs. Welland’s own time unprovided for.

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  • He exercised great ingenuity in making excuses for missing class.
  • It will take more than ingenuity to clean this up. We’re going to have to admit our mistake.

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