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  • She found him, on the first Sunday after her return to town, pacing her narrow sitting-room to the imminent peril of the few knick-knacks with which she had tried to disguise its plush exuberances; but the sight of her seemed to quiet him, and he said meekly that he hadn’t come to bother her—that he asked only to be allowed to sit for half an hour and talk of anything she liked.

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  • Authorities warned of imminent danger of flooding.
  • You have defended me from imminent death.
    Shakespeare, William  --  King Henry VI, Part 2

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