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The House of Mirth
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  • "I don’t flatter myself that my coming has deflected your course of action by a hair’s breadth."
  • The landscape outspread below her seemed an enlargement of her present mood, and she found something of herself in its calmness, its breadth, its long free reaches.
  • Miss Stepney, when her first fright had subsided, began to feel the superiority that greater breadth of mind confers.
  • The conviction that he had been sent by Gerty, and that, whatever straits he conceived her to be in, he would never voluntarily have come to her aid, strengthened her resolve not to admit him a hair’s breadth farther into her confidence.

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  • The introductory courses are meant to add to breadth rather than depth of understanding.
  • a teacher must have a breadth of knowledge of the subject

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