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The House of Mirth
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  • The heap being in due course wiped out, Lord Hubert rose with a shrug, and joining Selden, adjourned with him to the deserted terrace of the club.
  • Selden, stumbling on a chance acquaintance, had dined with him, and adjourned, still in his company, to the brightly lit Promenade, where a line of crowded stands commanded the glittering darkness of the waters.
  • The freedom and lightness of the ducal intercourse made an agreeable change from these complications, and Lily was tempted, after luncheon, to adjourn in the wake of her companions to the hectic atmosphere of the Casino.

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  • The assembly, suppressing a growl of disgust at Mr. Tuffett’s indulgence in the oldest schoolmaster’s trick on record, adjourned and followed him to the front of the building.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • Per the instructions that all of you received in advance, we will now adjourn for thirty minutes to allow you to discuss the order with your clients.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride

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