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  • "Some little nervous shock," said Lydgate, evasively.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "It was Bowyer who did it," said Mr. Standish, evasively.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Dorothea is learning to read the characters simply," said Mr. Casaubon, evading the question.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But Dagley, only the more inclined to "have his say" with a gentleman who walked away from him, followed at once, with Fag slouching at his heels and sullenly evading some small and probably charitable advances on the part of Monk.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I have been shutting myself up and resting," said Will, feeling himself a sneak, but seeing no alternative to this evasion.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And since its appearance near London, we may well besiege the Mercy-seat for our protection," said Mr. Bulstrode, not intending to evade Lydgate's allusion, but really preoccupied with alarms about himself.  (not reviewed by editor)

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