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- How can I see so noble a creature destroyed by misery without feeling the most poignant grief?Introductory Letters (76% in)
- They often, I believe, suffered the pangs of hunger very poignantly, especially the two younger cottagers, for several times they placed food before the old man when they reserved none for themselves.Chapter 12 (21% in)
- Nay, you may have met with another whom you may love; and considering yourself as bound in honour to Elizabeth, this struggle may occasion the poignant misery which you appear to feel.Chapter 18 (18% in)
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