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- I candidly admitted to myself that she seemed to be an excellent kind of girl for Traddles, too.Chapters 40-42 (48% in)
candidly = with honesty and directness
- 'I am surprised, Steerforth — although your candour does you honour,' said Mr. Creakle, 'does you honour, certainly — I am surprised, Steerforth, I must say, that you should attach such an epithet to any person employed and paid in Salem House, sir.'Chapters 7-9 (23% in)
- 'Do you think I can't understand you as well as if I had seen you,' pursued my aunt, 'now that I DO see and hear you — which, I tell you candidly, is anything but a pleasure to me?Chapters 13-15 (73% in)
- 'Like myself, in the too high opinion you have of me, Agnes, I am afraid,' said I. 'Like yourself, in the candour of your nature,' she returned; 'and therefore I would write to those two ladies.Chapters 37-39 (74% in)
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