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Search phrase: preceding

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All's Well That Ends WellAW V.iii.196Of six preceding ancestors, that gemOf sixe preceding Ancestors that Iemme
HamletHam I.i.122As harbingers preceding still the fates

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Elision...e and do are commonly contracted with a preceding pronoun in colloquial speech as in mode...
Responses...ut any direct response being made to the preceding utterance item location ...
Stage directions...mbered with reference to the immediately preceding line and all stage directions within a ...

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