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One of the many to whom, from straightened circumstances, a consequent inability to form the associations they would wish, and a disinclination to mix with the society they could obtain, London is as complete a solitude as the plains of Syria.
Charles Dickens (1812–1870), British novelist. Nicholas Nickleby, ch. 20, p. 246 (1839).
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