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  • Nicholas stopped short; for there was an indescribable expression of placid triumph, mingled with a modest confusion, lingering between the borders of Mrs Nickleby’s nightcap, which arrested his attention suddenly.
  • While he was thus employed, the closed eyes opened, and on the pale face there came a placid smile.

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