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The House of Mirth
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  • With so much time to talk, and no definite object to be led up to, she could taste the rare joys of mental vagrancy.
  • He felt that she had at last arrived at an understanding with herself: had made a pact with her rebellious impulses, and achieved a uniform system of self-government, under which all vagrant tendencies were either held captive or forced into the service of the state.

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  • "Bella and Yetta aren’t vagrants," Jane said stoutly.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • The next morning, when I arrived at work in another jeans and sneakers ensemble, she seemed startled, as if some strange vagrant had made a wrong turn into the office.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy

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