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  • "The Blood Drinker," ’ added Mr Crummles with a prophetic sigh, ’ "The Blood Drinker" will die with that girl; and she’s the only sylph I ever saw, who could stand upon one leg, and play the tambourine on her other knee, LIKE a sylph.’
  • With such triumphs of aerial architecture did Mrs Nickleby occupy the whole evening after her accidental introduction to Ralph’s titled friends; and dreams, no less prophetic and equally promising, haunted her sleep that night.
  • Before many years elapsed, the business began to be carried on in the names of ’Cheeryble and Nickleby,’ so that Mrs Nickleby’s prophetic anticipations were realised at last.

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