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1  The worst of Bath was the number of its plain women.
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2  Till it does come, you know, we women never mean to have anybody.
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3  Pretty well, ma'am in the fifteen years of my marriage; though many women have done more.
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4  Morning visits are never fair by women at her time of life, who make themselves up so little.
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5  He did not mean to say that there were no pretty women, but the number of the plain was out of all proportion.
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6  I believe I have lived as much on board as most women, and I know nothing superior to the accommodations of a man-of-war.
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7  But I hate to hear you talking so like a fine gentleman, and as if women were all fine ladies, instead of rational creatures.
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8  There can be no want of gallantry, Admiral, in rating the claims of women to every personal comfort high, and this is what I do.
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9  She felt that he had every thing to elevate him which general attention and deference, and especially the attention of all the young women, could do.
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10  Few women could think more of their personal appearance than he did, nor could the valet of any new made lord be more delighted with the place he held in society.
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11  It is rather from feeling how impossible it is, with all one's efforts, and all one's sacrifices, to make the accommodations on board such as women ought to have.
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12  He had frequently observed, as he walked, that one handsome face would be followed by thirty, or five-and-thirty frights; and once, as he had stood in a shop on Bond Street, he had counted eighty-seven women go by, one after another, without there being a tolerable face among them.
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13  It began to rain, not much, but enough to make shelter desirable for women, and quite enough to make it very desirable for Miss Elliot to have the advantage of being conveyed home in Lady Dalrymple's carriage, which was seen waiting at a little distance; she, Anne, and Mrs Clay, therefore, turned into Molland's, while Mr Elliot stepped to Lady Dalrymple, to request her assistance.
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