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Hard Times
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  • 'Well!' said the exasperated Bounderby, 'while he was snoring, or choking, or Dutch-clocking, or something or other being asleep some fellows, somehow, whether previously concealed in the house or not remains to be seen, got to young Tom's safe, forced it, and abstracted the contents.  (not reviewed by editor)

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