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  • And the distinction is not quite so much against the candour and common sense of the world as appears at first; for a very narrow income has a tendency to contract the mind, and sour the temper.
  • You know I candidly told you I should form my own opinion; and I am happy to say that I am extremely pleased with him.
  • They had music; Emma was obliged to play; and the thanks and praise which necessarily followed appeared to her an affectation of candour, an air of greatness, meaning only to shew off in higher style her own very superior performance.
  • I wish you could have heard how she talked of it—with what candour and generosity.
  • In general he was judged, throughout the parishes of Donwell and Highbury, with great candour; liberal allowances were made for the little excesses of such a handsome young man—one who smiled so often and bowed so well; but there was one spirit among them not to be softened, from its power of censure, by bows or smiles—Mr. Knightley.
  • MY DEAR MADAM, "If I made myself intelligible yesterday, this letter will be expected; but expected or not, I know it will be read with candour and indulgence.

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  • Don’t worry about my feelings. I’d like your candid opinion.
  • My candid opinion is that their team is much better than ours, but an upset isn’t impossible.

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