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The House of Mirth
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  • She had, in short, failed to make herself indispensable; or rather, her attempt to do so had been thwarted by an influence stronger than any she could exert.

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  • Then a big pot was brought out as we raced to retrieve our indispensable spoons and bowls.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • In fourteen years in Bluffton he had sired two sons and managed to worm his way so completely into Bennington’s life and make himself so indispensable that he sometimes seemed like Bennington’s third leg.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide

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