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  • Maggie was already so full of sorrow at the thought of Tom’s going away from her, that this playful exultation of his seemed very unkind, and she cried herself to sleep that night.
  • And when they got home that night, she kissed Lucy with a free heart, almost exulting in this scorching moment, which had delivered her from the possibility of another word or look that would have the stamp of treachery toward that gentle, unsuspicious sister.
  • But it’s bad—it’s bad," Mr. Tulliver added sadly, checking this blamable exultation.
  • "—here the exultation was clearly recovering the mastery,—"she’ll read the books and understand ’cause better nor half the folks as are growed up."

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  • It was wild and exulting, like a hawk’s shrill cry.
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