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The House of Mirth
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  • To do so might be to provoke a scene; and a scene, in the shaken state of Mrs. Peniston’s nerves, with the effects of her dinner not worn off, and her mind still tremulous with new impressions, was a risk she deemed it her duty to avoid.

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  • The producer deemed her too old to play the role.
  • The chemical was deemed unsafe to use in children’s products.

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