And you must understand, the young upstarts are present all the while, and I have to keep the peace between them.
’I consent, count, and am ready to overlook it; but you perceive that my wife—my wife’s a respectable woman —has been exposed to the persecution, and insults, and effrontery of young upstarts, scoundrels….’
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Even with a much more concealing mask, she would have recognized the upstart.