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  • As a magistrate, he had generally some point of law to consult John about, or, at least, some curious anecdote to give; and as a farmer, as keeping in hand the home-farm at Donwell, he had to tell what every field was to bear next year, and to give all such local information as could not fail of being interesting to a brother whose home it had equally been the longest part of his life, and whose attachments were strong.

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  • Her autobiography is sprinkled with amusing anecdotes.
  • She is good at making a point in an interesting and memorable way with an anecdote.

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