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- Nor is this, the most striking phenomenon incidental to such a state.Chapter 34 — Contains Some Introductory Particulars Relative to a Young.... (89% in)
phenomenon = something that exists and is of special interest
- And at night, you urge me, with great mystery, to start before the ladies are stirring; the consequence of which is, that young Oliver here is pinned down to his breakfast when he ought to be ranging the meadows after botanical phenomena of all kinds.Chapter 36 — Is a Very Short One, and May Appear of No Great Importance.... (21% in)
phenomena = interesting observable things
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