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The House of Mirth
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  • But at this point one or two belated passengers from the last station forced their way into the carriage, and Lily had to retreat to her seat.
  • To his wife he no longer counted: he had become extinct when he ceased to fulfil his purpose, and she sat at his side with the provisional air of a traveller who waits for a belated train to start.
  • When at length, one afternoon, she put into execution the belated resolve to visit her friend, this sense of shrunken opportunities possessed her with unusual intensity.
  • She had just closed her trunk on the white folds of the Reynolds dress when she heard a tap at her door, and the red fist of the Irish maid-servant thrust in a belated letter.

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  • Behind Kile, Henri belatedly joined in the laughter.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir
  • Belatedly, Mabel asked, "Is that Lindsey Wells?"
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