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1  "Indeed, that's true," said my aunt.
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2  "He looks quite resigned," said my aunt.
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3  Old as they were, her aunts also did their share.
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4  "God have mercy on his soul," said my aunt piously.
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5  "It's when it's all over that you'll miss him," said my aunt.
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6  My aunt brought the dish from the safe and put it on the table.
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7  My aunt was surprised and hoped it was not some Freemason affair.
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8  My aunt fingered the stem of her wine-glass before sipping a little.
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9  Mr. Cotter might take a pick of that leg mutton, he added to my aunt.
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10  In the evening my aunt took me with her to visit the house of mourning.
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11  When I left the kitchen he was about to recite the opening lines of the piece to my aunt.
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12  On Saturday evenings when my aunt went marketing I had to go to carry some of the parcels.
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13  My aunt went in and the old woman, seeing that I hesitated to enter, began to beckon to me again repeatedly with her hand.
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14  Nannie received us in the hall; and, as it would have been unseemly to have shouted at her, my aunt shook hands with her for all.
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15  Perhaps my aunt would have given me a packet of High Toast for him and this present would have roused him from his stupefied doze.
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16  The old woman pointed upwards interrogatively and, on my aunt's nodding, proceeded to toil up the narrow staircase before us, her bowed head being scarcely above the level of the banister-rail.
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17  Gabriel was about to ask his aunt some questions on this point, but she broke off suddenly to gaze after her sister, who had wandered down the stairs and was craning her neck over the banisters.
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