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1  I'm sorry, but it can't be helped.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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2  Ethan reached over for another helping of pickles.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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3  Mattie followed him out of the door and helped him to lift the trunk into the back of the sleigh.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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4  He helped himself mechanically and began to eat; then disgust took him by the throat and he laid down his fork.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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5  At first she was so awkward that he could not help laughing at her; but she laughed with him and that made them better friends.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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6  She ate well, declaring that the mild weather made her feel better, and pressed a second helping of beans on Jotham Powell, whose wants she generally ignored.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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7  Ethan drove on in silence till they reached a part of the wood where the pines were more widely spaced, then he drew up and helped Mattie to get out of the sleigh.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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8  But when Zenobia's doctor recommended her looking about for some one to help her with the house-work the clan instantly saw the chance of exacting a compensation from Mattie.
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9  It was only when she drew toward her last illness, and his cousin Zenobia Pierce came over from the next valley to help him nurse her, that human speech was heard again in the house.
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10  She poured out her tea, added a great deal of milk to it, helped herself largely to pie and pickles, and made the familiar gesture of adjusting her false teeth before she began to eat.
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11  He did his best to supplement her unskilled efforts, getting up earlier than usual to light the kitchen fire, carrying in the wood overnight, and neglecting the mill for the farm that he might help her about the house during the day.
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12  Zeena had always been what Starkfield called "sickly," and Frome had to admit that, if she were as ailing as she believed, she needed the help of a stronger arm than the one which lay so lightly in his during the night walks to the farm.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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13  But he continued to finger about cautiously with his left hand, thinking he might get hold of the little creature and help it; and all at once he knew that the soft thing he had touched was Mattie's hair and that his hand was on her face.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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14  The next morning at breakfast Jotham Powell was between them, and Ethan tried to hide his joy under an air of exaggerated indifference, lounging back in his chair to throw scraps to the cat, growling at the weather, and not so much as offering to help Mattie when she rose to clear away the dishes.
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