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used in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

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include in scope; or surround
  • Her milk flowed and, mysteriously, Norah felt herself becoming a river or a wind, encompassing everything: the daffodils on the dresser and the grass growing sweetly and silently outside, the new leaves pressing open against the buds of the trees.
    p. 36.9
  • The silence was so deep and encompassing that he felt himself floating to a new height, some point above this room and then beyond, where he was one with the snow and where this scene in the room was something unfolding in a different life, a life at which he was a random spectator, like a scene glimpsed through a warmly lit window while walking on a darkened street.
    p. 17.9

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