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continuance
used in The House of the Seven Gables

4 uses
  • It was but of brief continuance, however; soon leaving him in a quiescent, and, to judge by his countenance, not an uncomfortable state.
    Chapter 7 — The Guest (96% in)
  • Its mother evidently regarded it as the one chicken of the world, and as necessary, in fact, to the world's continuance, or, at any rate, to the equilibrium of the present system of affairs, whether in church or state.
    Chapter 10 — The Pyncheon Garden (50% in)
  • Thus unscrupulously did the old gentlewoman sacrifice the continuance, perhaps, of an ancient feathered race, with no better end than to supply her brother with a dainty that hardly filled the bowl of a tea-spoon!
    Chapter 10 — The Pyncheon Garden (62% in)
  • The lines and tufts of green moss, here and there, seemed pledges of familiarity and sisterhood with Nature; as if this human dwelling-place, being of such old date, had established its prescriptive title among primeval oaks and whatever other objects, by virtue of their long continuance, have acquired a gracious right to be.
    Chapter 19 — Alice's Posies (9% in)

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