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The House of Mirth
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  • There are too many ladies to dispute the privilege with me.
  • It was the one subject which enabled him to forget himself, or allowed him, rather, to remember himself without constraint, because he was at home in it, and could assert a superiority that there were few to dispute.
  • If she had appeared to be catching a train, he might have inferred that he had come on her in the act of transition between one and another of the country-houses which disputed her presence after the close of the Newport season; but her desultory air perplexed him.

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  • She disputes his claim.
  • The area has long been a source of dispute between India and Pakistan.

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