1 By-and-by, when you've got a name, you can afford to digress, and have philosophical and metaphysical people in your novels, said Amy, who took a strictly practical view of the subject.
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2 To return from this digression.
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3 From this digression, let me proceed to Dover.
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4 John Rance appeared to be somewhat irritated at this digression.
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5 I think that the digression of my thoughts must have done me good, for when I got back to bed I found a lethargy creeping over me.
6 But here let me make a digression.
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7 Here a short digression becomes necessary.
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8 Perhaps not,' said Mr. Wickfield; 'and you bring me back to the question, with an apology for digressing.
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9 In one word, Queequeg, said I, rather digressively; hell is an idea first born on an undigested apple-dumpling; and since then perpetuated through the hereditary dyspepsias nurtured by Ramadans.
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10 When he had enumerated the many different occasions on which the Hurons had exhibited their courage and prowess, in the punishment of insults, he digressed in a high encomium on the virtue of wisdom.
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