1 They were gone, without a word, snapped out, made accidental, isolated, like ghosts even from our pity.
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2 A small gust of wind that scarcely corrugated the surface was enough to disturb its accidental course with its accidental burden.
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3 Indeed, I was not only so changed in the course of nature, but so differently dressed and so differently circumstanced, that it was not at all likely he could have known me without accidental help.
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4 An accidental circumstance cemented the intimacy between Steerforth and me, in a manner that inspired me with great pride and satisfaction, though it sometimes led to inconvenience.
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5 But the chief point was that all this was, as it were, not accidental in me, but as though it were bound to be so.
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6 He cast down his eyes and hurried out as if it were none of his business, careful as he went not to inflict any accidental injury on the young lady.
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7 This curious contradiction is not accidental.
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8 Mr. Bingley had not been of age two years, when he was tempted by an accidental recommendation to look at Netherfield House.
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9 Mr. Heathcliff followed, his accidental merriment expiring quickly in his habitual moroseness.
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10 She wondered occasionally if these meetings were not more than accidental.
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11 In the end Jurgis got a chance through an accidental meeting with an old-time acquaintance of his union days.
12 The accidental discovery, just made, that the proprietor of the Temperance Tavern kept liquor on his premises, scarcely fluttered the public pulse, tremendous as the fact was.
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13 For Fanny, somewhat more was related than the accidental agreeableness of the parties he had been in.
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14 She seems somehow more reconciled; or else the very subject seems to have become repugnant to her, for when any accidental allusion is made she actually shudders.
15 It might be accidental, no doubt, certainly, but it was a menacing accident.
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