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The House of Mirth
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  • Ah, it needed no deliberate purpose on Lily's part to rob her of her dream!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She made the statement clearly, deliberately, with pauses between the sentences, so that each should have time to sink deeply into her hearer's mind.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But it was one of those moments when neither seemed to speak deliberately, when an indwelling voice in each called to the other across unsounded depths of feeling.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • His craving was for the companionship of one whose point of view should justify his own, who should confirm, by deliberate observation, the truth to which his intuitions had leaped.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And if she knew, then she had deliberately despoiled her friend, and in mere wantonness of power, since, even to Gerty's suddenly flaming jealousy, it seemed incredible that Lily should wish to be Selden's wife.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "It's most awfully jolly having Miss Bart back," said Lord Hubert, in his mild deliberate voice; and Mrs. Bry added ingenuously: "I daresay the Duchess will dine with us, now that Lily's here."  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a deliberate thinker
as in: deliberate insult
as in: need to deliberate
as in: with all deliberate speed
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