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The House of Mirth
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  • Now the other side presented itself to Lily, the volcanic nether side of the surface over which conjecture and innuendo glide so lightly till the first fissure turns their whisper to a shriek.

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  • Intently he listened for any sound from the nether world...
    James Matthew Barrie  --  The Adventures of Peter Pan
  • ...she could not bear a coarse word, so far as her limited vocabulary reached she had a passion for euphemisms, and she scented indecency everywhere; she never spoke of trousers but referred to them as nether garments...
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage

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