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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • It would appear that this gentleman, angry with her (his only relation) because she would not put herself under his protection, and detach herself from the society of her father, in compliance with his repeated overtures, made a will leaving this property (which was all he possessed) to a charitable institution.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: he made an overture
as in: played the William Tell Overture
as in: written in the overture
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