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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • What, then, had become of that deep-rooted shyness of his which had made him loth to eat or drink under a strange roof?
  • Then he saw himself sitting at the old piano, striking chords softly from its speckled keys and singing, amid the talk which had risen again in the room, to her who leaned beside the mantelpiece a dainty song of the Elizabethans, a sad and sweet loth to depart, the victory chant of Agincourt, the happy air of Greensleeves.

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  • loath to admit a mistake
  • Much as they loath to admit it, there are serious divides splitting the party.

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