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The House of Mirth
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  • threw herself into it with her accustomed zeal.
  • It had been preceded by an equal zeal for socialism, which had in turn replaced an energetic advocacy of Christian Science.
  • Still, Dorset’s spasmodic temper, and his wife’s reckless disregard of appearances, gave the situation a peculiar insecurity; and it was less from the sense of any special relation to the case than from a purely professional zeal, that Selden resolved to guide the pair to safety.
  • There his zeal met a check in the unforeseen news that Miss Bart had moved away; but, on his pressing his enquiries, the clerk remembered that she had left an address, for which he presently began to search through his books.

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  • She attacks each challenge with zeal.
  • We need someone with both zeal and ability.

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