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1  I bid the trembling and bewildered child get down, and enter.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
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2  She beat Hareton, or any child, at a good passionate fit of crying.
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3  As the girl had anticipated, the child Hareton fell wholly into my hands.
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4  I cried out that he would frighten the child into fits, and ran to rescue him.
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5  No mother could have nursed an only child more devotedly than Edgar tended her.
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6  However, I will say this, he was the quietest child that ever nurse watched over.
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7  Exhaustion of body had entirely subdued her spirit: our fiery Catherine was no better than a wailing child.
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8  This endurance made old Earnshaw furious, when he discovered his son persecuting the poor fatherless child, as he called him.
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9  By the fire stood a ruffianly child, strong in limb and dirty in garb, with a look of Catherine in his eyes and about his mouth.
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10  I was a child; my father was just buried, and my misery arose from the separation that Hindley had ordered between me and Heathcliff.
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11  Though I would give no information, he discovered, through some of the other servants, both her place of residence and the existence of the child.
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12  Linton had slid from his seat on to the hearthstone, and lay writhing in the mere perverseness of an indulged plague of a child, determined to be as grievous and harassing as it can.
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13  And, perhaps, not quite awake to what he did, but attracted like a child to a candle, at last he proceeded from staring to touching; he put out his hand and stroked one curl, as gently as if it were a bird.
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14  I was surprised to witness how coolly the child gathered himself up, and went on with his intention; exchanging saddles and all, and then sitting down on a bundle of hay to overcome the qualm which the violent blow occasioned, before he entered the house.
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15  I could not picture a father treating a dying child as tyrannically and wickedly as I afterwards learned Heathcliff had treated him, to compel this apparent eagerness: his efforts redoubling the more imminently his avaricious and unfeeling plans were threatened with defeat by death.
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16  The pettishness that might be caressed into fondness, had yielded to a listless apathy; there was less of the peevish temper of a child which frets and teases on purpose to be soothed, and more of the self-absorbed moroseness of a confirmed invalid, repelling consolation, and ready to regard the good-humoured mirth of others as an insult.
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