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  • ’I do know,’ said the old gentleman, laying his finger on his nose, with an air of familiarity, most reprehensible, ’that this is a sacred and enchanted spot, where the most divine charms’—here he kissed his hand and bowed again—’waft mellifluousness over the neighbours’ gardens, and force the fruit and vegetables into premature existence.
  • An outlaw had been very successful in doing something somewhere, and came home, in triumph, to the sound of shouts and fiddles, to greet his wife—a lady of masculine mind, who talked a good deal about her father’s bones, which it seemed were unburied, though whether from a peculiar taste on the part of the old gentleman himself, or the reprehensible neglect of his relations, did not appear.

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  • Cheating is reprehensible.
  • His behavior was reprehensible and she decided not to see him again.

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