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- "Imprudent people are often kind," said Mrs. Archer, as if the fact were scarcely an extenuation; and Mrs. van der Luyden murmured: "If only she had consulted some one—"Chapter 32 (30% in)
- "My dear sir, I've no wish to extenuate the Count's transgressions; but—but on the other side ....Chapter 33 (23% in)
There are no more uses of "extenuating" in The Age of Innocence.
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