1 The court was very cool and a little damp, and full of premature twilight, although the sky, high up overhead, was still bright with sunset.
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2 He might have risen still higher, but for the premature death of the heroic Coeur-de-Lion, before the Castle of Chaluz, near Limoges.
3 I have been a little premature, I perceive; I beg your pardon.
4 It would be premature to state that plainly.
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5 Her features and figure were those of a woman of thirty, but her hair was shot with premature grey, and her expression was weary and haggard.
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6 The money which I had reckoned upon never came to hand, and a premature examination of accounts exposed my deficit.
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7 Towards evening, however, the breaking of a test-tube brought his research to a premature ending, and he sprang up from his chair with an exclamation of impatience and a clouded brow.
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8 The question now is whether we should take a premature lunch here, or run our chance of starving before we reach the buffet at Newhaven.
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9 And yet it may be premature to abandon the case.
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10 Dr. Meade, who had arrived out of breath, expecting to find Melanie in premature labor at least, judging by Aunt Pitty's alarmed summoning, was indignant and said as much.
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11 In a countryman, this sudden flame of friendship would have seemed far too premature, a thing to be much distrusted; but in this simple savage those old rules would not apply.
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12 Yet the premature hour of the Pequod's sailing had, perhaps, been correctly selected by Ahab, with a view to this very complexion of things.
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13 I think I was premature in promising.
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14 We must not be premature in our judgments.
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15 I am not myself in favour of premature experiences.
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