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  • But as you, though inadvertently and without intending so unreasonable a question, asked me ’what for?’ let me reply to you.
  • That party certainly did from that time apply himself to cutting in against me in a way that I will call sharp practice, and did make it, at every turn and point, extremely difficult for me to be sure that I hadn’t inadvertently led up to something contrary to Miss Summerson’s wishes.

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  • I must have inadvertently insulted her.
  • The destruction was inadvertent, but it was still a crime.

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