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The Age of Innocence
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The Age of Innocence
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  • The life she leads is morbid, unnatural.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The van der Luydens were morbidly sensitive to any criticism of their secluded existence.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "It's always one thing after another," the poor lady grieved, in one of her rare revolts against fate; "the only thing that makes me think Mamma must be less well than Dr. Bencomb will admit is this morbid desire to have Ellen come at once, however inconvenient it is to meet her."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Not as well as you, dear," he rejoined, wondering what had suddenly developed in her Janey's morbid interest in clothes.  (not reviewed by editor)

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