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The Age of Innocence
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  • She detached a small gold cigarette-case from one of her bracelets, held it out to him, and took a cigarette herself.
  • Archer, after the first act, had detached himself from the party and made his way to the back of the club box.
  • The heat-withered faces in the long train streamed past him, and he continued to stare at them through the same golden blur; but suddenly, as he left the station, one of the faces detached itself, came closer and forced itself upon his consciousness.

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  • She spoke in a cold, detached manner as though she didn’t care about him any more.
  • These days, she seems emotionally detached whenever she talks about him.

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