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The House of Mirth
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  • With a more confident person she would not have dared to dwell so long on one topic, or to show such exaggerated interest in it; but she had rightly guessed that Mr. Gryce’s egoism was a thirsty soil, requiring constant nurture from without.
  • Under Morpeth’s guidance her vivid plastic sense, hitherto nurtured on no higher food than dress-making and upholstery, found eager expression in the disposal of draperies, the study of attitudes, the shifting of lights and shadows.

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  • We want older employees to help nurture the talents of new employees.
  • She loved and nurtured the dog since it was a puppy with it’s eyes closed.

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