1 He disliked any suggestion of a really exceptional human being.
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2 The day was Sunday; but as going to church, except to be married or buried, was exceptional at Egdon, this made little difference.
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3 She had loved him partly because he was exceptional in this scene, partly because she had determined to love him, chiefly because she was in desperate need of loving somebody after wearying of Wildeve.
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4 The instincts of merry England lingered on here with exceptional vitality, and the symbolic customs which tradition has attached to each season of the year were yet a reality on Egdon.
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5 It was in the latter days of September, and the equinoctial gales had set in with exceptional violence.
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6 Surely your medical experience would tell you, Watson, that weakness in one limb is often compensated for by exceptional strength in the others.
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7 You see, at the commencement of an investigation it is something to know that your client is in close contact with some one who, for good or evil, has an exceptional nature.
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8 Ethan knew the word for one of exceptional import.
9 Not that he was notably brilliant or exceptional; in his own profession he was surpassed by more than one man who had bored Lily through many a weary dinner.
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10 Only to the eyes of a Kennicott was it exceptional.
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11 We have had too many instances right here in Memphis to doubt this, and our experience is not exceptional.
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12 Boys of small capacity he did not long retain in his establishment; whereas those who possessed exceptional talent he put through an extra course of schooling.
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13 "People are always too clever with their eldest children and try to make something exceptional of them," said the visitor.
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14 His having encountered her in such exceptional circumstances, and his mother having at one time mentioned her to him as a good match, had drawn his particular attention to her.
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15 In Denisov's party he held a peculiar and exceptional position.
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