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  • She ran her fingers up his arm, tracing the large vein – feeling the fine dark hair.
  • But it was as a literary critic of unusually clever style and an original vein of wit, that he first became known to the public, with his volume of essays entitled Obiter Dicta (1884).
  • The novel was received with instant acclamation, and Sainte-Beuve only confirmed the judgment of the public when he pronounced in the Globe that this new author (then to him unknown) had struck a new and original vein and was destined to go far.
  • Her third novel, Lelia (1833), is in the same vein, a stronger and more outspoken diatribe against society and the marriage law.
  • A vein of sadness runs through his poems, sometimes breakirg out into querulous exclamation, but more frequently ventirg itself in gloomy reflections and prognostications.

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