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The Age of Innocence
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  • Was there any one, he wondered, to whom Madame Olenska had not proclaimed his intervention in her private affairs?
  • She had once told him that she often went there, and he had a fancy to spend the intervening time in a place where he could think of her as perhaps having lately been.

  • There are no more uses of "intervene" in the book.

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as in: intervened in the war Define
get involved -- typically without welcome
as in: in the intervening years Define
passage of time -- especially between two events
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