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The House of Mirth
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  • His betrothed looked shocked at the metaphor, and George Dorset exclaimed with a sardonic growl: "Poor devil!

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  • She was betrothed on the day of her birth.
  • Last of all came a little hump-backed, wizened old man in whom she recognized with a shudder the new Grand Vizier and her own betrothed husband, Ahoshta Tarkaan himself.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Horse and His Boy

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