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The Age of Innocence
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The Age of Innocence
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  • He had fallen into the way of dwelling on such conjectures as a means of tying his thoughts fast to reality.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Madame Olenska's own dwelling was redeemed from the same appearance only by a little more paint about the window-frames; and as Archer mustered its modest front he said to himself that the Polish Count must have robbed her of her fortune as well as of her illusions.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Archer disliked her use of the word "clever" almost as much as her use of the word "common"; but he was beginning to fear his tendency to dwell on the things he disliked in her.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Or her taste for peculiar people," put in Mrs. Archer in a dry tone, while her eyes dwelt innocently on her son's.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: It dwells in the forest.
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