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The House of Mirth
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  • That lady, though still floating in the void, showed faint symptoms of developing an outline; and in this endeavour she was actively seconded by Mr. Melville Stancy.
  • The party, it appeared, were hastening to Nice in response to a sudden summons to dine with the Duchess of Beltshire and to see the water-fete in the bay; a plan evidently improvised—in spite of Lord Hubert’s protesting "Oh, I say, you know,"—for the express purpose of defeating Mrs. Bry’s endeavour to capture the Duchess.

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  • I endeavored to get both sides to agree to a compromise.
  • I will endeavor to finish by Friday.

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