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1  It was not a mere fancy of his own.
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2  He had merely shot an arrow into the air.
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3  The mere danger gave me a sense of delight.
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4  Its mere memory had marred many moments of joy.
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5  The sitter is merely the accident, the occasion.
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6  We watch ourselves, and the mere wonder of the spectacle enthralls us.
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7  It is not merely that I paint from him, draw from him, sketch from him.
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8  The mere fact of having published a book of second-rate sonnets makes a man quite irresistible.
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9  His mere presence seemed to recall to them the memory of the innocence that they had tarnished.
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10  You said to me once that pathos left you unmoved, but that beauty, mere beauty, could fill your eyes with tears.
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11  It was not that mere physical admiration of beauty that is born of the senses and that dies when the senses tire.
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12  The mere lines looked to him like those straight lines of turquoise-blue that follow one as one pushes out to the Lido.
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13  Whether it was the realism of the method, or the mere wonder of your own personality, thus directly presented to me without mist or veil, I cannot tell.
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14  For weeks he would not go there, would forget the hideous painted thing, and get back his light heart, his wonderful joyousness, his passionate absorption in mere existence.
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15  I knew that I had come face to face with some one whose mere personality was so fascinating that, if I allowed it to do so, it would absorb my whole nature, my whole soul, my very art itself.
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16  She was an extraordinarily beautiful girl, Margaret Devereux, and made all the men frantic by running away with a penniless young fellow--a mere nobody, sir, a subaltern in a foot regiment, or something of that kind.
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17  The mere cadence of the sentences, the subtle monotony of their music, so full as it was of complex refrains and movements elaborately repeated, produced in the mind of the lad, as he passed from chapter to chapter, a form of reverie, a malady of dreaming, that made him unconscious of the falling day and creeping shadows.
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