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- He turned, as he spoke, a peculiar look in her direction: a look of hatred; unless he has a most perverse set of facial muscles that will not, like those of other people, interpret the language of his soul.Chapter 2 (51% in)
- Catherine had an awfully perverted taste to esteem him so dearly, knowing him so well.Chapter 17 (17% in)
- A propensity to be saucy was one; and a perverse will, that indulged children invariably acquire, whether they be good tempered or cross.Chapter 18 (6% in)
- Linton had slid from his seat on to the hearthstone, and lay writhing in the mere perverseness of an indulged plague of a child, determined to be as grievous and harassing as it can.Chapter 23 (58% in)
- Catherine, by instinct, must have divined it was obdurate perversity, and not dislike, that prompted this dogged conduct; for, after remaining an instant undecided, she stooped and impressed on his cheek a gentle kiss.Chapter 32 (80% in)
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