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mercantile
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Emma
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  • Miss Hawkins was the youngest of the two daughters of a Bristol—merchant, of course, he must be called; but, as the whole of the profits of his mercantile life appeared so very moderate, it was not unfair to guess the dignity of his line of trade had been very moderate also.

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  • The mercantile and commercial interests of the north are at odds with the southern desire for cultural preservation.
  • preached a mercantile and militant patriotism

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