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The Mill on the Floss
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  • Maggie rose from her seat as she threw out this illusory prospect, devoutly hoping that Apollyon was gullible; but her hope sank when the old gypsy-woman said, "Stop a bit, stop a bit, little lady; we’ll take you home, all safe, when we’ve done supper; you shall ride home, like a lady."

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  • gullible tourists — easily separated from their money
  • at that early age she had been gullible and in love

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