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The House of Mirth
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mortal
Used in
The House of Mirth
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  • The mortal maid on the shore is helpless against the siren who loves her prey: such victims are floated back dead from their adventure.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was the first time she had ever come across the results of her spasmodic benevolence, and the surprised sense of human fellowship took the mortal chill from her heart.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a mortal wound
as in: mortal body
as in: felt mortal agony
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