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"An observer with anything of an eye for national types would have had no difficulty in determining the local origin of the this underdeveloped connoisseur, and indeed such an observer of might have felt a certain humorous relish of the almost ideal completeness with which he filled out the national mould."
Chap. 1, p. 6

"He knew Mademoiselle Nioche had asked too much; he bore her no grudge for doing so, and he was determined to pay the young man exactly the proper sum."
Chap. 2, p. 15

"'I must confess,' he presently went on, 'that here I don't feel at all smart. My remarkable talents seem of no use. I feel as simple as a little child, and a little child might take me by the hand and lead me about.'"
Chap. 2, p. 22

"Her observation, acutely exercised here, had suggested to her that a woman's first duty is not...

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