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  • All his relaxations—baseball, golf, movies, bridge, motoring, long talks with Paul at the Athletic Club, or at the Good Red Beef and Old English Chop House—were necessary to Babbitt, for he was entering a year of such activity as he had never known.

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  • And yet with all the lights on and the music and the silhouetted figures behind the curtains moving around dancing, there was a strange festivity to the warm autumn air, as if the place were the site of a favorite seasonal fete, as in those old English novels of Sunny’s that I would glance at from time to time.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • In the middle of the 19th century, a 17-year-old English officer was ordered to organize the building of a road from Colombo to Kandy.
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family

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