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resumption
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The House of Mirth
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  • She held out her hand as the train resumed its level rush, and they stood exchanging a few words in the aisle.
  • "But it is only the Wetheralls and Carry," she resumed, with a fresh note of lament.
  • She settled herself at the desk, and Mrs. Trenor accepted her resumption of the morning’s task with a sigh which implied that, after all, she had proved herself unfit for higher uses.
  • Chapter 9 In Mrs. Peniston’s youth, fashion had returned to town in October; therefore on the tenth day of the month the blinds of her Fifth Avenue residence were drawn up, and the eyes of the Dying Gladiator in bronze who occupied the drawing-room window resumed their survey of that deserted thoroughfare.
  • He would marry her tomorrow if she could regain Bertha Dorset’s friendship; and to induce the open resumption of that friendship, and the tacit retractation of all that had caused its withdrawal, she had only to put to the lady the latent menace contained in the packet so miraculously delivered into her hands.
  • She glanced tentatively at Selden’s motionless profile, and resumed with a slight sigh: "Well, all I can say is, I wish she’d give ME some of her discarded opportunities.

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  • We hope for a resumption of negotiations.
  • The United Nations vote permits a resumption of trade with the country.

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