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The Awakening
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  • ’If Mrs. Pontellier should call upon you, play for her that Impromptu of Chopin’s, my favorite.
  • "No, and again, no." "Then play the Impromptu for me."
  • Show me the letter and play for me the Impromptu.
  • Play the Impromptu.
  • Gradually and imperceptibly the interlude melted into the soft opening minor chords of the Chopin Impromptu.
  • Edna did not know when the Impromptu began or ended.
  • Mademoiselle had glided from the Chopin into the quivering love notes of Isolde’s song, and back again to the Impromptu with its soulful and poignant longing.

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  • In one picture, which seems like the most recent but still looks a few years dated, his dad has his arms around the two boys, and he’s squeezing them together for an impromptu photo.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • I hesitate for a split second, long enough to place the tune—Frank Sinatra, "New York, New York"—and say a prayer of thanks that the Pugs aren’t witness to my mom’s impromptu performance.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall

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