On the piteous spectacle of the pair spending their evenings in shorthand schools and polytechnic classes, learning bookkeeping and typewriting with incipient junior clerks, male and female, from the elementary schools, let me not dwell.
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She dealt with her problem with alcohol while it was still in an incipient state.
WILLY [stopping the incipient argument, to HAPPY]: