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interpose
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The House of Mirth
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  • "He is my father’s cousin," Miss Bart interposed.
  • "If you have anything to say to me——" she interposed.
  • She might better have contented herself with thinking that he had simply responded to the despairing summons of his hostess, anxious to interpose him between herself and the ill-humour of Mrs. Dorset.
  • "Oh, we all know that," interposed Miss Stepney drily.
  • "No doubt you have: extremely foolish," Mrs. Peniston interposed.
  • TABLEAUX VIVANTS depend for their effect not only on the happy disposal of lights and the delusive-interposition of layers of gauze, but on a corresponding adjustment of the mental vision.
  • But Mrs. Jack Stepney interposed.
  • But Mrs. Fisher interposed with a decisive gesture.
  • "But I should not," Miss Bart interposed.
  • "I am still more sorry for you, then," she interposed, without irony; "but you must see that I am not exactly the person with whom the subject can be discussed."

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  • Michael moved in front of the machine, interposing himself between Octavian and the two Greek demigods.
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