There was no discrepancy of years between us to remove her far from me; we were of nearly the same age, though of course the age told for more in her case than in mine; but the air of inaccessibility which her beauty and her manner gave her, tormented me in the midst of my delight, and at the height of the assurance I felt that our patroness had chosen us for one another.
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"Nick, there have been many discrepancies in this case," Betsy said in Sharon’s plummy broadcast voice.
Gillian Flynn -- Gone Girl
I want to be impartial, and I thought this would be the best way to handle the discrepancy.