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Ethan Frome
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  • To Ethan, still in the rosy haze of his hour with Mattie, the sight came with the intense precision of the last dream before waking.
  • So strange was the precision with which the incidents of the previous evening were repeating themselves that he half expected, when he heard the key turn, to see his wife before him on the threshold; but the door opened, and Mattie faced him.

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as in: about noon; 12:03 to be precise Define
exact (accurate)
as in: a precise personality Define
meticulous (careful about details)
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