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gospel
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Nicholas Nickleby
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gospel
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • Miss Squeers knew as well in her heart of hearts that what the miserable serving-girl had said was sheer, coarse, lying flattery, as did the girl herself; yet the mere opportunity of venting a little ill-nature against the offending Miss Price, and affecting to compassionate her weaknesses and foibles, though only in the presence of a solitary dependant, was almost as great a relief to her spleen as if the whole had been gospel truth.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: they consider it gospel
as in: a gospel song
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