We supposed he had now eased his mind, and told the worst he knew of the cook; but, a day or two afterwards, his conscience sustained a new twinge, and he disclosed how she had a little girl, who, early every morning, took away our bread; and also how he himself had been suborned to maintain the milkman in coals.
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It’s been so long since I’ve hugged her, a twinge of guilt rises up inside me.
Colleen Hoover -- Slammed
She has twelve, and I feel a momentary twinge of jealousy.