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chasm
used in Tom Jones

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Definition
a large and deep and steep-sided opening on the earth's surface; or (more rarely) any large gap

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a very large difference — often of opinion
  • When any extraordinary scene presents itself (as we trust will often be the case), we shall spare no pains nor paper to open it at large to our reader; but if whole years should pass without producing anything worthy his notice, we shall not be afraid of a chasm in our history; but shall hasten on to matters of consequence, and leave such periods of time totally unobserved.
    Book 2 (3% in)

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