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The House of Mirth
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  • Her soft nature recoiled from this ordeal, which had none of the stimulus of conflict to goad her through it.
  • Reading his dismissal in her eyes, he held out his hand with a gesture which conveyed something of this inarticulate conflict.
  • Her craving for the keen stimulant was forever conflicting with that other craving for sleep—the midnight craving which only the little phial in her hand could still.

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  • Violent conflict has broken out again in the Middle East.
  • The Israeli-Palestinian conflict flared up again in Jerusalem.

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