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Hard Times
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  • If they were more provident and less perverse, ma’am, what would they do?
  • I think there are — Bounderby, you will be surprised to hear me say this — I think there are qualities in Louisa, which — which have been harshly neglected, and — and a little perverted.

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  • She took perverse satisfaction in spoiling his plans.
  • a perverse mood

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