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The House of Mirth
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initiate
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The House of Mirth
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  • It struck her as providential that she should be the instrument of his initiation.
  • She accordingly installed herself in the Madison Avenue house, and Percy, whose sense of duty was not inferior to his mother’s, spent all his week days in the handsome Broad Street office where a batch of pale men on small salaries had grown grey in the management of the Gryce estate, and where he was initiated with becoming reverence into every detail of the art of accumulation.

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  • He initiated a new program
  • The men of the tribe are initiated when they reach puberty.

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