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eloquent
used in The Age of Innocence

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powerful use of language
  • She drew them away, and he turned to the door, found his coat and hat under the faint gas-light of the hall, and plunged out into the winter night bursting with the belated eloquence of the inarticulate.
    Chapter 12 (**% in)
  • It was generally understood that their abrupt departure was due to Madame Olenska's desire to remove her aunt from the baleful eloquence of Dr. Agathon Carver, who had nearly succeeded in enlisting her as a recruit for the Valley of Love; and in the circumstances no one had expected either of the ladies to return for the wedding.
    Chapter 19 (49% in)
  • It was incredible, the number of things he had to say to her, and in what eloquent order they were forming themselves on his lips ....
    Chapter 29 (12% in)
  • Indignation lent him a scathing eloquence, and it was clear that if others had followed his example, and acted as he talked, society would never have been weak enough to receive a foreign upstart like Beaufort—no, sir, not even if he'd married a van der Luyden or a Lanning instead of a Dallas.
    Chapter 33 (67% in)

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