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used in Of Human Bondage

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living at the same time


something occurring in the same period of time as something else
  • Philip was born a generation after this great book was published, and much that horrified its contemporaries had passed into the feeling of the time, so that he was able to accept it with a joyful heart.
    53-54 — Chapters 53-54 (37% in)
  • The H.P. with whom Philip came in contact was a dapper little man, excessively conscious of his importance: he treated the clerks with condescension and patently resented the familiarity of older students who had been his contemporaries and did not use him with the respect he felt his present position demanded.
    81-82 — Chapters 81-82 (11% in)
  • He had been away from the hospital for so long that he found himself very largely among new people; the men of different years had little to do with one another, and his contemporaries were now mostly qualified: some had left to take up assistantships or posts in country hospitals and infirmaries, and some held appointments at St. Luke's.
    115-116 — Chapters 115-116 (1% in)

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