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republic
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The House of Mirth
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  • There was no one, I mean, to tell me about the republic of the spirit.
  • Whenever I see you, I find myself spelling out a letter of the sign—and yesterday—last evening at dinner—I suddenly saw a little way into your republic.
  • "Ah, then I’m afraid we can’t let you into the republic."
  • "It is not MY republic; if it were, I should have a COUP D’ETAT and seat you on the throne."
  • There was to be plantation music in the studio after dinner—for Mrs. Fisher, despairing of the republic, had taken up modelling, and annexed to her small crowded house a spacious apartment, which, whatever its uses in her hours of plastic inspiration, served at other times for the exercise of an indefatigable hospitality.
  • To keep a kind of republic of the spirit—that’s what I call success."
  • "Ah, you are as bad as the other sectarians," she exclaimed; "why do you call your republic a republic?
  • "Ah, you are as bad as the other sectarians," she exclaimed; "why do you call your republic a republic?

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  • The United States and each of its states are republics.
  • A republic is a particular type of democracy.

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