Varnish and gilding hide many stains.
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Did not you? I did for you. But that is one great difference between us. Compliments always take you by surprise, and me never.
One of Edward's Mistresses was Jane Shore, who has had a play written about her, but it is a tragedy and therefore not worth reading.
Next to being married, a girl likes to be crossed in love a little now and then.
Is there not something wanted, Miss Price, in our language - a something between compliments and - and love - to suit the sort of friendly acquaintance we have had together?
On every formal visit a child ought to be of the party, by way of provision for discourse.
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