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The Awakening
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  • Robert started to reassure her, asserting that he had known a lady who had subsisted upon nougat during the entire—but seeing the color mount into Mrs. Pontellier’s face he checked himself and changed the subject.

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  • Many people in the world have to subsist on $1 a day.
  • Mr. Grote has returned from the woods empty-handed for the past three days, and we’re subsisting on eggs and potatoes.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train

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