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The House of Mirth
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  • Her way of glossing over the transaction with Trenor he regarded at once as a tribute to his own acuteness, and a confirmation of his suspicions.
  • At that—at the complete unexpectedness and the inconceivable audacity of it—Lily could not restrain the tribute of an astonished laugh.
  • "Well, isn't that a tribute?
  • Here there could be no mistaking the predominance of personality—the unanimous "Oh!" of the spectators was a tribute, not to the brush-work of Reynolds's "Mrs.

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  • Such a look from another man would merit a slap, but from Keenan, it's more tribute than insult.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • I will speak first of our ancestors, for it is right and seemly that now, when we are lamenting the dead, a tribute should be paid to their memory.
    Thucydides  --  Pericles's Funeral Oration

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