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  • …sentiments towards her, not perfectly reconcilable with — in fact with — the domestic hearth; or in taking any advantage of her father’s being a machine, or of her brother’s being a whelp, or of her husband’s being a bear; I beg to be allowed to assure you that I have had no particularly evil intentions, but have glided on from one step to another with a smoothness so perfectly diabolical, that I had not the slightest idea the catalogue was half so long until I began to turn it over.

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  • As part of her diabolical plan, she spent the first year gaining their trust.
  • She was frightened by the diabolical expression on his face.

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