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The House of Mirth
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  • It was the last asset in their fortunes, the nucleus around which their life was to be rebuilt.
  • Lily had thus formed, in the tumult of her surroundings, a little nucleus of friendly relations which mitigated the crudeness of her course in lingering with the Gormers after their return.

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  • They have the nucleus of a good team.
  • Most of the mass of an atom is in its nucleus.

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