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manifold
used in The House of the Seven Gables

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  • But ancient superstitions, after being steeped in human hearts and embodied in human breath, and passing from lip to ear in manifold repetition, through a series of generations, become imbued with an effect of homely truth.
    Chapter 8 — The Pyncheon of To-day (54% in)
  • The sick in mind, and, perhaps, in body, are rendered more darkly and hopelessly so by the manifold reflection of their disease, mirrored back from all quarters in the deportment of those about them; they are compelled to inhale the poison of their own breath, in infinite repetition.
    Chapter 9 — Clifford and Phoebe (88% in)

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