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- But he was still dizzy with the glimpse of the precipice they had skirted, and full of a new awe at the mystery of young-girlhood.Chapter 16 (90% in)
- He felt as though he had been struggling for hours up the face of a steep precipice, and now, just as he had fought his way to the top, his hold had given way and he was pitching down headlong into darkness.Chapter 18 (84% in)
- Archer sat silent, with the sense of clinging to the edge of a sliding precipice.Chapter 25 (62% in)
There are no more uses of "precipice" in The Age of Innocence.
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