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  • The whole being explained, many obliging things were said by the Miss Thorpes of their wish of being better acquainted with her; of being considered as already friends, through the friendship of their brothers, etc., which Catherine heard with pleasure, and answered with all the pretty expressions she could command; and, as the first proof of amity, she was soon invited to accept an arm of the eldest Miss Thorpe, and take a turn with her about the room.

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  • If we cannot be close friends, we can at least live in amity.
  • That in alliance, amity, and oaths,
    Shakespeare, William  --  King Henry VI, Part 1

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