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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • Lifting up his eyes, as he arrived at the conclusion that there was no remedy for this unfortunate state of things, he beheld a horseman coming towards him, whom, on nearer approach, he discovered, to his infinite chagrin, to be no other than Mr John Browdie, who, clad in cords and leather leggings, was urging his animal forward by means of a thick ash stick, which seemed to have been recently cut from some stout sapling.

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  • I bragged about how good our team was and then, much to my chagrin, we lost.
  • The state cut education funding, much to the chagrin of our school board.

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