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1  She began to feel hot and as contrary as she had ever felt in her life.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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2  "A more marred-looking young one I never saw in my life," Mrs. Medlock thought.
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3  He was glowing with life and his running had sent splendid color leaping to his face.
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4  This was plain speaking, and Mary Lennox had never heard the truth about herself in her life.
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5  His once dark, heavy locks had begun to look as if they sprang healthily from his forehead and were soft and warm with life.
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6  It was in this way Mistress Mary arrived at Misselthwaite Manor and she had perhaps never felt quite so contrary in all her life.
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7  Colin had never talked to a boy in his life and he was so overwhelmed by his own pleasure and curiosity that he did not even think of speaking.
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8  He had lived on a sort of desert island all his life and as he had been the king of it he had made his own manners and had had no one to compare himself with.
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9  Shut in and morbid as his life had been, Colin had more imagination than she had and at least he had spent a good deal of time looking at wonderful books and pictures.
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10  He was very strong and clever with his knife and knew how to cut the dry and dead wood away, and could tell when an unpromising bough or twig had still green life in it.
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11  The truth was that he had never had a fight with any one like himself in his life and, upon the whole, it was rather good for him, though neither he nor Mary knew anything about that.
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12  When new beautiful thoughts began to push out the old hideous ones, life began to come back to him, his blood ran healthily through his veins and strength poured into him like a flood.
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13  Mistress Mary forgot that she had ever been contrary in her life when he allowed her to draw closer and closer to him, and bend down and talk and try to make something like robin sounds.
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14  Mary had thought it must be different from other gardens which had not been left all by themselves so long; and indeed it was different from any other place she had ever seen in her life.
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15  She had felt as if she had understood a robin and that he had understood her; she had run in the wind until her blood had grown warm; she had been healthily hungry for the first time in her life; and she had found out what it was to be sorry for some one.
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16  In the evening they had all sat round the fire, and Martha and her mother had sewed patches on torn clothes and mended stockings and Martha had told them about the little girl who had come from India and who had been waited on all her life by what Martha called "blacks" until she didn't know how to put on her own stockings.
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