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lapse
used in The Mill on the Floss

2 uses
  • Mr. Pullet, by an unaccountable lapse of memory, had forgotten it, and hastened out, with a stricken conscience, to remedy the omission.
    1.7 -- Book 1 Chapter 7 -- Enter the Aunts and Uncles (28% in)
  • The miller himself, unaware of the lapse of time, fancied himself still in that first stage of his misfortunes when expedients might be thought of; and often in his conscious hours talked in a feeble, disjointed manner of plans he would carry out when he "got well."
    3.7 -- Book 3 Chapter 7 -- How a Hen Takes to Stratagem (7% in)

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