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Wuthering Heights
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  • ’They are not mine,’ said the amiable hostess, more repellingly than Heathcliff himself could have replied.
  • ’My amiable lady!’ he interrupted, with an almost diabolical sneer on his face.
  • ’Where is she — my amiable lady?’
  • Mrs. Dean raised the candle, and I discerned a soft-featured face, exceedingly resembling the young lady at the Heights, but more pensive and amiable in expression.
  • I urged my companion to hasten now and show his amiable humour, and he willingly obeyed; but ill luck would have it that, as he opened the door leading from the kitchen on one side, Hindley opened it on the other.
  • ’She does not seem so amiable,’ I thought, ’as Mrs. Dean would persuade me to believe.
  • ’I don’t much mind speaking of his amiable qualities now,’ he answered; ’because she must either accept him or remain a prisoner, and you along with her, till your master dies.
  • ’It is strange,’ I began, in the interval of swallowing one cup of tea and receiving another — ’it is strange how custom can mould our tastes and ideas: many could not imagine the existence of happiness in a life of such complete exile from the world as you spend, Mr. Heathcliff; yet, I’ll venture to say, that, surrounded by your family, and with your amiable lady as the presiding genius over your home and heart — ’

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  • She seemed an ideal candidate—attractive, amiable, intelligent and energetic.
  • It was an amiable gathering of old friends.

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