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interpose
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • "Ay, that Jacobs is, at the ’cademy," interposed Mr. Tulliver.
  • "No, no," Lucy interposed.
  • "Why, dear Maggie," she interposed, "you have always pretended that you are too fond of being admired; and now, I think, you are angry because some one ventures to admire you."
  • "But he must do it," interposed aunt Glegg, energetically, "whether it’s hard or no. He hasn’t got to consider what’s hard; he must consider as he isn’t to trusten to his friends to keep him in idleness and luxury; he’s got to bear the fruits of his father’s misconduct, and bring his mind to fare hard and to work hard.

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