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  • The stage could no longer excite genuine merriment—no longer keep her whole attention.
  • If a speech be well drawn up, I read it with pleasure, by whomsoever it may be made—and probably with much greater, if the production of Mr. Hume or Mr. Robertson, than if the genuine words of Caractacus, Agricola, or Alfred the Great.
  • Catherine heard, admired, and wondered with more genuine feeling than before—gathered all that she could from this storehouse of knowledge, by running over the titles of half a shelf, and was ready to proceed.

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  • I am genuinely sorry for what I did.
  • She has a genuine interest in each of her students.

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