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The House of Mirth
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  • He was a plump rosy man of the blond Jewish type, with smart London clothes fitting him like upholstery, and small sidelong eyes which gave him the air of appraising people as if they were bric-a-brac.

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  • The shelf was filled with bric-a-brac from her travels around the world.
  • The wide rooms seemed too narrow for his rolling gait, and to himself he was in terror lest his broad shoulders should collide with the doorways or sweep the bric-a-brac from the low mantel.
    Jack London  --  Martin Eden

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