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- Some ladies, with faces betraying complete forgetfulness of all the rules of decorum, pushed forward to the detriment of their toilets.Book Six — 1808-10 (58% in)
- The countess was accustomed to this tone as a precursor of news of something detrimental to the children's interests, such as the building of a new gallery or conservatory, the inauguration of a private theater or an orchestra.Book Eleven — 1812 (35% in)
- An army gains a victory, and at once the rights of the conquering nation have increased to the detriment of the defeated.Book Fourteen — 1812 (1% in)
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