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For the first time in her life, Molly Gibson was to be included among the guests at the Towers. (p. 9)

He has not an ounce of superfluous flesh on his bones; and his leanness goes a great way to gentility. (p. 38)

"To be sure, a stepmother to a girl is a different thing to a second wife to a man!" (p. 75)

"She's at school in France, picking up airs and graces." (p. 123)

She was sent home in the carriage, loaded with true thanks from every one of the family. Osborne ransacked the houses for flowers for her; Roger had chosen her out books of every kind. The squire himself kept shaking her hand, without being able to speak his gratitude, till at last he had taken her in his arms, and kissed her as he would have done a daughter. (p. 212)

"Such a shabby thing for a duchess I...

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