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- The "thundering good sort" might at any moment become "a fellow for whom I never did have much use, and have less now," and be shaken off cheerily into oblivion.Chapter 25 (12% in)
- Preachers or scientists may generalise, but we know that no generality is possible about those whom we love; not one heaven awaits them, not even one oblivion.Chapter 34 (5% in)
- The anodyne of muddledom, by which most men blur and blend their mistakes, never passed Leonard's lips— "And if I drink oblivion of a day, So shorten I the stature of my soul."Chapter 41 (31% in)
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