The little woman hoped they would have a good house. She looked out at the rain until the melancholy of the wet street effaced all the trustfulness and enthusiasm from her twisted features. Then she gave a little sigh and said: "Ah, well! We did our best, the dear knows."
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She always effaces herself when she is with him.
Your dear thoughts have now effaced That beauty that so won me at the outset.