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Lee’s tenure at Princeton for many years has no doubt provided him with much material about the preoccupations of a young person in a New Jersey college town.
The showdown between Bill Clinton and Bob Dole on the campus of the University of San Diego is a time capsule into a previous generation’s preoccupations.
Finding the right definition for an object, at the right level of generality, is a major preoccupation of the mathematicians building mathlib.
Concerns over food — and its absence — have long been a preoccupation of China’s rulers.
WHY IS CHINA CRACKING DOWN ON FOOD WASTE?DANIEL MALLOYSEPTEMBER 3, 2020OZY
In fact, a preoccupation with death and particularly skulls emerges across the region at this time and in the centuries following, with human remains commonly buried inside people’s houses.
His secret thoughts he buried beneath a continuous mental preoccupation with the vain and the trivial.
THE MAN FROM TIMEFRANK BELKNAP LONG
In many passage this preoccupation with aroma appears, surrounding with a subtle cloud all persons and things.
The fate of Vakoula the Smith was Tchaikovskys chief preoccupation at this time.
I merely noticed a growing preoccupation in her manner and in her attitude towards me, which changed perceptibly.
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Mrs. Garden's chief preoccupation was that the new house should have water upstairs and a cupboard at every turn.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS

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