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used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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force to move; or to take the place of
  • But the realities of his situation soon displaced conjecture on the other subject.
    5 — The Woman Pays (30% in)
  • But even the novelty and painfulness of his going to a Papistical land could not displace for long Mr and Mrs Clare's natural interest in their son's marriage.
    5 — The Woman Pays (45% in)
  • That hunger for affection too long withheld was for the time displaced by an almost physical sense of an implacable past which still engirdled her.
    6 — The Convert (3% in)

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