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The House of Mirth
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  • If anything was needed to put the last touch to her self-abasement it was the sense of the way her old life was opening its ruts again to receive her.
  • She flamed with anger and abasement, and the sickening need of having to conciliate where she longed to humble.

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  • This sent Albert into a frenzy of abasement.
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  • Should I abase myself?
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind

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