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1  My wife should have the credit of them, however.
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2  Look, he sees us; he kisses his hand to you; he takes you for my wife.
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3  He and his wife had taken their intended drive, and were returning home.
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4  My dear Mrs Smith, Mr Elliot's wife has not been dead much above half a year.
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5  Either of them would, in all probability, make him an affectionate, good-humoured wife.
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6  As to the management of their children, his theory was much better than his wife's, and his practice not so bad.
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7  of Uppercross, in the county of Somerset, and by inserting most accurately the day of the month on which he had lost his wife.
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8  Colonel Wallis had known Mr Elliot long, had been well acquainted also with his wife, had perfectly understood the whole story.
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9  I would assist any brother officer's wife that I could, and I would bring anything of Harville's from the world's end, if he wanted it.
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10  Her brother's return was the first comfort; he could take best care of his wife; and the second blessing was the arrival of the apothecary.
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11  Shocked as Captain Harville was, he brought senses and nerves that could be instantly useful; and a look between him and his wife decided what was to be done.
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12  The husband had not been what he ought, and the wife had been led among that part of mankind which made her think worse of the world than she hoped it deserved.
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13  His good looks and his rank had one fair claim on his attachment; since to them he must have owed a wife of very superior character to any thing deserved by his own.
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14  Captain Wentworth was come to Kellynch as to a home, to stay as long as he liked, being as thoroughly the object of the Admiral's fraternal kindness as of his wife's.
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15  She joined Charles and Mary, and was tired enough to be very glad of Charles's other arm; but Charles, though in very good humour with her, was out of temper with his wife.
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16  Charles, in the meanwhile, was very decidedly declaring his resolution of calling on his aunt, now that he was so near; and very evidently, though more fearfully, trying to induce his wife to go too.
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17  The Admiral's kind urgency came in support of his wife's; they would not be refused; they compressed themselves into the smallest possible space to leave her a corner, and Captain Wentworth, without saying a word, turned to her, and quietly obliged her to be assisted into the carriage.
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18  There was so much of friendliness, and of flattery, and of everything most bewitching in his reception there; the old were so hospitable, the young so agreeable, that he could not but resolve to remain where he was, and take all the charms and perfections of Edward's wife upon credit a little longer.
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19  Mr Elliot talks unreservedly to Colonel Wallis of his views on you, which said Colonel Wallis, I imagine to be, in himself, a sensible, careful, discerning sort of character; but Colonel Wallis has a very pretty silly wife, to whom he tells things which he had better not, and he repeats it all to her.
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20  To some of the best-looking of these good people Henrietta was consigned, for, though partially revived, she was quite helpless; and in this manner, Anne walking by her side, and Charles attending to his wife, they set forward, treading back with feelings unutterable, the ground, which so lately, so very lately, and so light of heart, they had passed along.
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