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A Christmas Carol
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  • There were ruddy, brown-faced, broad-girthed Spanish Onions, shining in the fatness of their growth like Spanish Friars, and winking from their shelves in wanton slyness at the girls as they went by, and glanced demurely at the hung-up mistletoe.

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  • the shy, demure, innocent type
  • The fire in her eyes belied an otherwise demure countenance.

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