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The House of Mirth
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  • Men pass through such superhuman loves and outlive them: they are the probation subduing the heart to human joys.
  • She knew the hour of her probation had come, and her poor heart beat wildly against its destiny.
  • She knew that to Gerty and Mrs. Fisher she was only passing through a temporary period of probation, since they believed that the apprenticeship she was serving at Mme. Regina’s would enable her, when Mrs. Peniston’s legacy was paid, to realize the vision of the green-and-white shop with the fuller competence acquired by her preliminary training.

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  • The judge sentenced her to three years of probation instead of sending her to prison.
  • I start the new job next week, but my medical insurance will not begin until after a sixty day probationary period.

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