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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • Mrs Nickleby confirming her daughter with the best possible grace—for there was patronage in that too, and a kind of implication that she had a discerning taste in such matters, and was something of a critic—John Browdie proceeded to consider the words of some north-country ditty, and to take his wife’s recollection respecting the same.

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  • They hired her for her experience, wisdom and discernment.
  • He is a man of discernment.

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