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The Mill on the Floss
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  • "Eh mum, I’m loth, that I am," said Bob, slowly depositing his pack on the step, and beginning to untie it with unwilling fingers.
  • I should be so loath for ’cause to buy it at the Golden Lion," said the poor woman, her heart swelling, and the tears coming,—"my teapot as I bought when I was married, and to think of its being scratched, and set before the travellers and folks, and my letters on it,—see here, E. D.,—and everybody to see ’em."

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  • loath to admit a mistake
  • Much as they loath to admit it, there are serious divides splitting the party.

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