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proximity
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
close together — in space or time
  • Rosamond had a Providence of her own who had kindly made her more charming than other girls, and who seemed to have arranged Fred's illness and Mr. Wrench's mistake in order to bring her and Lydgate within effective proximity.
    Book 3 — Waiting for Death (40% in)
  • There is a forsaking which still sits at the same board and lies on the same couch with the forsaken soul, withering it the more by unloving proximity.
    Book 8 — Sunset and Sunrise (18% in)

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