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immerse
used in
The House of Mirth
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immerse
Used in
The House of Mirth
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  • Selden, immersed in his work, had told himself that external conditions did not matter to a man in his state, and that cold and ugliness were a good tonic for relaxed sensibilities.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "It was no place for you, anyhow," he agreed, so suffused and immersed in the light of her full gaze that he found himself being drawn into strange depths of intimacy.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It seemed intolerable to live on for another year under the weight of her debt; and in her extremity she decided to turn to Miss Stepney, who still lingered in town, immersed in the delectable duty of "going over" her benefactress's effects.  (not reviewed by editor)

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