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  • Friends and strangers alike acted out their stilted scenes before dropping onto the page as words again.
  • The Wassermann twins, sainted boys according to the stilted account, had been all but ignored, accord­ing to the writer, Linda Segal, a name Dean didn't recognize.
  • The Letters, which are very stilted, also reveal Apollinaris as a man of genial temper, fond of good living and of pleasure.
  • The facades presented continuous colonnades on each floor with semicircular high stilted arches, leaving a very small amount of wall space.
  • A careful reading of the score to this English text reveals not a single false emphasis or loss of rhetorical point in the fitting of words to notes, nor a single extra note or halt in the music; and wherever the language seems stilted or absurd the original will be found to be at least equally so, while the spirit of Wagner's poetry is faithfully reflected.

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