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confer
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The House of Mirth
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confer
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The House of Mirth
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  • Miss Stepney, when her first fright had subsided, began to feel the superiority that greater breadth of mind confers.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He liked the ease and glitter of the life, and the lustre conferred on him by being a member of this group of rich and conspicuous people.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • When an urgent case summoned him abroad to confer with a client in Paris, he broke reluctantly with the routine of the office; and it was only now that, having despatched his business, and slipped away for a week in the south, he began to feel the renewed zest of spectatorship that is the solace of those who take an objective interest in life.  (not reviewed by editor)

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