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- "Thanks so much for everything, Miss Perumal," said Reynie, earnestly taking her hand.p. 9.3
- Like the workers loading the crates into the truck, those in the boats seemed earnestly intent upon their work.p. 153.4
- He was responding earnestly that he preferred the cinnamon rolls when Jackson drew up and said with a sneer, "George, forgive me for interrupting your very interesting conversation about breakfast foods, but Martina and I are making an inspection.p. 390.3
- But once I was convinced of how earnestly they sought you, once I had grasped their true feelings, I allowed you to be found.p. 481.4
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