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  1. En passant par.
  2. De nature à.
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    • Mr. Hungerton, her father, really was the most tactless person upon earth — a fluffy, feathery, untidy cockatoo of a man, perfectly good-natured, but absolutely centred upon his own silly self. If anything could have driven me from Gladys, it would have been the thought of such a father-in-law. I am convinced that he really believed in his heart that I came round to the Chestnuts three days a week for the pleasure of his company, and very especially to hear his views upon bimetallism – a subject upon which he was by way of being an authority. — (Conan Doyle, The Lost World, 1912)