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  • In a review of the two houses, as they appeared to her before the end of a week, Fanny was tempted to apply to them Dr. Johnson’s celebrated judgment as to matrimony and celibacy, and say, that though Mansfield Park might have some pains, Portsmouth could have no pleasures.

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  • The priests are celibate.
  • That church accepts gays and lesbians, but says they should remain celibate.

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