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The Age of Innocence
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  • Now she was eagerly curious to know what had decided the Beauforts to invite (for the first time) Mrs. Lemuel Struthers, the widow of Struthers’s Shoe-polish, who had returned the previous year from a long initiatory sojourn in Europe to lay siege to the tight little citadel of New York.

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  • The Siege of Leningrad lasted 872 days.
  • The company feels under siege.

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