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The House of Mirth
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  • She had refrained from touching it because it was a last resource, and she had relied on other arts to stimulate other sensations; but as a settled look of dulness began to creep over his candid features, she saw that extreme measures were necessary.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a repeated refrain
as in: refrain from laughing
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