1 She could not admit at once that she might have overestimated Wildeve, for to perceive his mediocrity now was to admit her own great folly heretofore.
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2 Its usual blessings are happiness and mediocrity.
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3 And along with these foreigners, she felt herself being ironed into glossy mediocrity, and she rebelled, in fear.
4 His digestion was mediocre, and he had been attacked by a watering in one eye.
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5 This mediocre play upon words produced the effect of a stone in a pool.
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6 The fist is no mediocre element of respect.
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7 As for Eponine, Javert had caused her to be seized; a mediocre consolation.
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8 de Morcerf is one of the most assiduous peers at the Luxembourg, a general renowned for theory, but a most mediocre amateur of art.
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9 Miss Gertrude Farish, in fact, typified the mediocre and the ineffectual.
10 I assure you we can't bear mediocrities.
11 A triumph of the mediocres which is sweet to the majority.
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