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The House of Mirth
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  • It could not be that one conscious of such aptitudes for mastery and enjoyment was doomed to a perpetuity of failure; and her mistakes looked easily reparable in the light of her restored self-confidence.
  • She felt an intense longing to prolong, to perpetuate, the momentary exaltation of her spirit.

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  • perpetuate a myth
  • The monument helps to perpetuate her memory.

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