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1  A mother would have been always present.
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2  "Her mother is a very good sort of woman," was Catherine's answer.
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3  My father and mother's having no notice of it is of very little consequence.
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4  Her mother was a woman of useful plain sense, with a good temper, and, what is more remarkable, with a good constitution.
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5  Mrs. Thorpe was a widow, and not a very rich one; she was a good-humoured, well-meaning woman, and a very indulgent mother.
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6  Her situation in life, the character of her father and mother, her own person and disposition, were all equally against her.
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7  You had better leave her alone, my dear; she is old enough to know what she is about, and if not, has a mother to advise her.
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8  My mother says he is the most delightful young man in the world; she saw him this morning, you know; you must introduce him to me.
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9  Catherine endeavoured to persuade her, as she was herself persuaded, that her father and mother would never oppose their son's wishes.
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10  And this address seemed to satisfy all the fondest wishes of the mother's heart, for she received him with the most delighted and exulting affection.
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11  Writing and accounts she was taught by her father; French by her mother: her proficiency in either was not remarkable, and she shirked her lessons in both whenever she could.
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12  Her mother wished her to learn music; and Catherine was sure she should like it, for she was very fond of tinkling the keys of the old forlorn spinnet; so, at eight years old she began.
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13  Her love of dirt gave way to an inclination for finery, and she grew clean as she grew smart; she had now the pleasure of sometimes hearing her father and mother remark on her personal improvement.
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14  Her taste for drawing was not superior; though whenever she could obtain the outside of a letter from her mother or seize upon any other odd piece of paper, she did what she could in that way, by drawing houses and trees, hens and chickens, all very much like one another.
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15  After a short silence, during which he had closely observed her, he added, "As there is nothing in the room in itself to raise curiosity, this must have proceeded from a sentiment of respect for my mother's character, as described by Eleanor, which does honour to her memory."
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16  Her own family were plain, matter-of-fact people who seldom aimed at wit of any kind; her father, at the utmost, being contented with a pun, and her mother with a proverb; they were not in the habit therefore of telling lies to increase their importance, or of asserting at one moment what they would contradict the next.
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17  She could not listen to that with perfect calmness, but repeatedly regretted the necessity of its concealment, wished she could have known his intention, wished she could have seen him before he went, as she should certainly have troubled him with her best regards to his father and mother, and her kind compliments to all the Skinners.
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