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The House of Mirth
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  • Finery laid off is as unappetizing as the remains of a feast, and it occurred to Lily that, at home, her maid’s vigilance had always spared her the sight of such incongruities.

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  • The company is going to need another round of layoffs.
  • I’m going to try to get a temporary job during the summer layoff.

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