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The House of Mirth
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  • Jack Stepney intervened with authority.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • After all, then, she had come only to ask Miss Bart to find a place for her husband; or, more probably, to seek the young lady's intervention with Mrs. Peniston.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was the "simple country wedding" to which guests are convoyed in special trains, and from which the hordes of the uninvited have to be fended off by the intervention of the police.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She was appalled by the intense cleanness of the vision; she seemed to have broken through the merciful veil which intervenes between intention and action, and to see exactly what she would do in all the long days to come.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: in the intervening years
as in: intervened in the war
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