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lapse
used in Wuthering Heights

3 uses
  • The consequence was, that it did not reach her before the lapse of three days.
    Chapter 15 (5% in)
  • I saw him smile to himself — grin rather — and lapse into ominous musing whenever Mrs. Linton had occasion to be absent from the apartment.
    Chapter 10 (97% in)
  • And she leant her pretty head back against the sill, with half a yawn and half a sigh, and lapsed into an aspect of abstracted sadness: neither caring nor knowing whether we remarked her.
    Chapter 31 (25% in)

There are no more uses of "lapse" in Wuthering Heights.

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