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1  "That is just what I was going to say," added his wife.
Northanger Abbey By Jane Austen
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2  I wish she had been able to dance," said his wife; "I wish we could have got a partner for her.
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3  Frederick will not be the first man who has chosen a wife with less sense than his family expected.
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4  And nine years, Catherine knew, was a trifle of time, compared with what generally elapsed after the death of an injured wife, before her room was put to rights.
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5  But in the central part of England there was surely some security for the existence even of a wife not beloved, in the laws of the land, and the manners of the age.
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6  Catherine, at any rate, heard enough to feel that in suspecting General Tilney of either murdering or shutting up his wife, she had scarcely sinned against his character, or magnified his cruelty.
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7  But guided only by what was simple and probable, it had never entered her head that Mr. Tilney could be married; he had not behaved, he had not talked, like the married men to whom she had been used; he had never mentioned a wife, and he had acknowledged a sister.
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8  It was no wonder that the general should shrink from the sight of such objects as that room must contain; a room in all probability never entered by him since the dreadful scene had passed, which released his suffering wife, and left him to the stings of conscience.
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