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‘The less said about that, Grendall, the better,’ said Nidderdale.  ’We have put up with a good deal, you know, and he has put up with as much as anybody.’  Miles was cowed at once, and went on dealing without manoeuvring a card on that hand.

CHAPTER XXV — IN GROSVENOR SQUARE

Marie Melmotte was hardly satisfied with the note which she received from Didon early on the Monday morning.  With a volubility of French eloquence, Didon declared that she would be turned out of the house if either Monsieur or Madame were to know what she was doing.  Marie told her that Madame would certainly never dismiss her.  ’Well, perhaps not Madame,’ said Didon, who knew too much about Madame to be dismissed; ‘but Monsieur!’ Marie declared that by no possibility...

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