1 The thought of the ridicule struck deeper than any other sensation: Lily knew every turn of the allusive jargon which could flay its victims without the shedding of blood.
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2 Amid the jargon of Indian dialects that he now plainly heard, it was easy to distinguish not only words, but sentences, in the patois of the Canadas.
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3 You must give 'em your jargon, major; and say that we have shut the evil spirit in the cave, and are taking the woman to the woods in order to find strengthening roots.'
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4 This they would sing, as a chorus, to words which to many would seem unmeaning jargon, but which, nevertheless, were full of meaning to themselves.
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5 Fantine mingled in the group, and began to laugh with the rest at the harangue, which contained slang for the populace and jargon for respectable people.
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6 One might make use of their jargon to put new soles on their old shoes.
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7 It was one of those blind alleys, which the special jargon terms branches.
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8 It is very true," said Marianne, "that admiration of landscape scenery is become a mere jargon.
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9 I got through some jargon to the effect that I took the liberty of doubting that.
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10 He replied in a jargon I did not comprehend.
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