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  • "And who dictated it?" asked the duchess.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Who should have dictated but myself, sinner as I am?" said Sancho.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • We agreed also that it would be advisable to answer the Moorish lady's letter, and the renegade without a moment's delay took down the words I dictated to him, which were exactly what I shall tell you, for nothing of importance that took place in this affair has escaped my memory, or ever will while life lasts.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The bachelor offered to write the letters in reply for Teresa; but she did not care to let him mix himself up in her affairs, for she thought him somewhat given to joking; and so she gave a cake and a couple of eggs to a young acolyte who was a penman, and he wrote for her two letters, one for her husband and the other for the duchess, dictated out of her own head, which are not the worst inserted in this great history, as will be seen farther on.  (not reviewed by editor)

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