When he had said it, he took a culminating pinch of snuff, and put his box in his pocket.
He knew very well, that in his horror of the deed which had culminated the bad deeds and bad reputation of the old family house, in his resentful suspicions of his uncle, and in the aversion with which his conscience regarded the crumbling fabric that he was supposed to uphold, he had acted imperfectly.
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culminated in her defriending him
their achievements stand as a culmination of centuries of development