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There was nothing to choose between them in the way of incompetence and effeteness.
England is the land that begets effeteness and smuggishness.
THE NEW WARDENMRS. DAVID G. RITCHIE
Well, its our renowned effeteness that prevents our falling on your neck more effusively.
THE LUMINOUS FACECAROLYN WELLS
The Church had created art, had cherished it for centuries; and now by the effeteness of her sons she was cast into a corner.
THE CATHEDRALJORIS-KARL HUYSMANS
In these things, he said, lay the greatness of America and the effeteness of England.
AMERICAN NOTESRUDYARD KIPLING
Before his union with Mandy he had been a stranger to such effeteness.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
The effeteness of the Mother Country is about to be put to the proof.

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