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Definitionto treat with extra kindness or tolerance
- The first time was three or four years since, when I favoured the reader—inexcusably, and for no earthly reason that either the indulgent reader or the intrusive author could imagine—with a description of my way of life in the deep quietude of an Old Manse.Introductory (1% in)
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