What Elinor said in reply she could not distinguish, but judged from the motion of her lips, that she did not think THAT any material objection;—and Mrs. Jennings commended her in her heart for being so honest.
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I commend you for a good job.
This letter from Bellario doth commend a young and learned doctor to our court.