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  • In all the important preparations of the mind she was complete: being prepared for matrimony by an hatred of home, restraint, and tranquillity; by the misery of disappointed affection, and contempt of the man she was to marry.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She was afraid she had used some strong, some contemptuous expressions in speaking of the clergy, and that should not have been.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Miss Ward's match, indeed, when it came to the point, was not contemptible: Sir Thomas being happily able to give his friend an income in the living of Mansfield; and Mr. and Mrs. Norris began their career of conjugal felicity with very little less than a thousand a year.  (not reviewed by editor)

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