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The House of Mirth
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  • Or no—I won’t blame anybody for my faults: I’ll say it was in my blood, that I got it from some wicked pleasure-loving ancestress, who reacted against the homely virtues of New Amsterdam, and wanted to be back at the court of the Charleses!"

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  • It reminded Simon of pictures of rich neighborhoods in Amsterdam.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • Annie had been in Amsterdam, then China, then Japan, then back to Geneva, and so hadn’t had time to focus on Kalden, but the two of them had traded occasional messages about him.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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