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elapse
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
of time:  to pass by
  • " Then turning the page, he began sonorously—"The course of four centuries has well-nigh elapsed since the series of events which are related in the following chapters took place on the Continent."
    Book 3 — Waiting for Death (92% in)

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