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Graph these comma-separated phrases:
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between and from the corpus with smoothing of .  
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1800 - 1905 1906 - 1952 1953 - 1960 1961 - 1985 1986 - 2000 lie of the land English
1800 - 1884 1885 - 1927 1928 - 1935 1936 - 1989 1990 - 2000 lay of the land English

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