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solar system
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
the area that includes the sun (or any star) and everything that revolves around it
  • Has the theory of the solar system been advanced by graceful manners and conversational tact?
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (68% in)
  • But even while we are talking and meditating about the earth's orbit and the solar system, what we feel and adjust our movements to is the stable earth and the changing day.
    Book 5 — The Dead Hand (94% in)
  • This reasoning of Mr. Solomon's was perhaps less thorough than he imagined, his cunning bearing about the same relation to the course of railways as the cunning of a diplomatist bears to the general chill or catarrh of the solar system.
    Book 6 — The Widow and Wife (18% in)

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