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- She was effectually prevented, but she wasn't on speaking terms with her family for several weeks.p. 75.6
- He had seen me several times, and had intended to call on me long before, but a peculiar combination of circumstances had prevented it — signed Jay Gatsby, in a majestic hand.p. 41.9
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