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The House of Mirth
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  • She doubted Mrs. Van Osburgh’s reluctance, but was aware of Miss Farish’s habit of ascribing her own delicacies of feeling to the persons least likely to be encumbered by them.
  • She signalled to that official, and in a moment, with the ease that seemed to attend the fulfilment of all her wishes, a little table had been set up between the seats, and she had helped Mr. Gryce to bestow his encumbering properties beneath it.
  • A year ago I should have been of use to you, and now I should be an encumbrance; and I like you for telling me so quite honestly.

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  • Digital distribution is encumbered by old copyright law.
  • Players complain they are encumbered by the new protective padding.

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