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1  Yes, yes, if you please, no reference to examples in books.
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2  I have been making a duplicate of the catalogue of my father's books and pictures.
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3  Then might she again take up the book of books with as much enjoyment as in her early youth, but now she liked it not.
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4  Then might she again take up the book of books with as much enjoyment as in her early youth, but now she liked it not.
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5  He will sit poring over his book, and not know when a person speaks to him, or when one drop's one's scissors, or anything that happens.
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6  As it was, he did nothing with much zeal, but sport; and his time was otherwise trifled away, without benefit from books or anything else.
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7  She had had a disappointment, moreover, which that book, and especially the history of her own family, must ever present the remembrance of.
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8  If I had such a memory as Benwick, I could bring you fifty quotations in a moment on my side the argument, and I do not think I ever opened a book in my life which had not something to say upon woman's inconstancy.
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9  He had even refused one regular invitation to dinner; and having been found on the occasion by Mr Musgrove with some large books before him, Mr and Mrs Musgrove were sure all could not be right, and talked, with grave faces, of his studying himself to death.
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10  Always to be presented with the date of her own birth and see no marriage follow but that of a youngest sister, made the book an evil; and more than once, when her father had left it open on the table near her, had she closed it, with averted eyes, and pushed it away.
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11  Captain Benwick listened attentively, and seemed grateful for the interest implied; and though with a shake of the head, and sighs which declared his little faith in the efficacy of any books on grief like his, noted down the names of those she recommended, and promised to procure and read them.
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12  I have had all my own little concerns to arrange, books and music to divide, and all my trunks to repack, from not having understood in time what was intended as to the waggons: and one thing I have had to do, Mary, of a more trying nature: going to almost every house in the parish, as a sort of take-leave.
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