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1  Mrs. Sparsit inclined her head.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
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2  Stephen happened to glance towards Mrs. Sparsit.
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3  The name of that lady by the teapot, is Mrs. Sparsit.
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4  Nothing moved Mrs. Sparsit from that position any more.
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5  What those treasures were, Mrs. Sparsit knew as little as they did.
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6  Mrs. Sparsit uttered a gentle ejaculation, as having received a moral shock.
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7  For, Mrs. Sparsit had not only seen different days, but was highly connected.
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8  Mrs. Sparsit sat in her afternoon apartment at the Bank, on the shadier side of the frying street.
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9  Mrs. Sparsit netting at the fireside, in a side-saddle attitude, with one foot in a cotton stirrup.
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10  And Mrs. Sparsit got behind her eyebrows and meditated in the gloom of that retreat, all the evening.
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11  He had been married now a year; and Mrs. Sparsit had never released him from her determined pity a moment.
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12  With this impression of her interesting character upon her, Mrs. Sparsit considered herself, in some sort, the Bank Fairy.
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13  Mrs. Sparsit sedately resumed her work and occasionally gave a small cough, which sounded like the cough of conscious strength and forbearance.
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14  On coming in, she curtseyed to Mr. Bounderby, and to his friend Tom Gradgrind, and also to Louisa; but in her confusion unluckily omitted Mrs. Sparsit.
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15  It was in vain for Bounderby to bluster or to assert himself in any of his explosive ways; Mrs. Sparsit was resolved to have compassion on him, as a Victim.
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16  Mrs. Sparsit was conscious that by coming in the evening-tide among the desks and writing implements, she shed a feminine, not to say also aristocratic, grace upon the office.
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17  If Bounderby had been a Conqueror, and Mrs. Sparsit a captive Princess whom he took about as a feature in his state-processions, he could not have made a greater flourish with her than he habitually did.
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18  All his proceedings were the result of the nicest and coldest calculation; and it was not without cause that Mrs. Sparsit habitually observed of him, that he was a young man of the steadiest principle she had ever known.
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19  So, Mrs. Sparsit, who had improved the interval by touching up her cap, took her classical features down-stairs again, and entered the board-room in the manner of a Roman matron going outside the city walls to treat with an invading general.
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20  As this was his usual hour for having a little confidential chat with Mrs. Sparsit, and as he had already caught her eye and seen that she was going to ask him something, he made a pretence of arranging the rulers, inkstands, and so forth, while that lady went on with her tea, glancing through the open window, down into the street.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
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