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  • CHAPTER XXIX The Young Man Chesney Wold is shut up, carpets are rolled into great scrolls in corners of comfortless rooms, bright damask does penance in brown holland, carving and gilding puts on mortification, and the Dedlock ancestors retire from the light of day again.

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  • A foreign policy of penance was counterproductive.

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