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The Mill on the Floss
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  • Philip’s eyes were watching them keenly; but Lucy was used to seeing variations in their manner to each other, and only thought with regret that there was some natural antipathy which every now and then surmounted their mutual good-will.
  • Book IV The Valley of Humiliation Chapter I A Variation of Protestantism Unknown to Bossuet Journeying down the Rhone on a summer’s day, you have perhaps felt the sunshine made dreary by those ruined villages which stud the banks in certain parts of its course, telling how the swift river once rose, like an angry, destroying god, sweeping down the feeble generations whose breath is in their nostrils, and making their dwellings a desolation.

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as in: a variation on a theme Define
something that is different than others of its type (synonyms could include: adaptation, version, alternate form)
as in: a 60% variation Define
difference -- typically between things of the same type, or within a limited range
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