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  • Chapter XIII Mr. Tulliver Further Entangles the Skein of Life Owing to this new adjustment of Mrs. Glegg’s thoughts, Mrs. Pullet found her task of mediation the next day surprisingly easy.
  • Thus, all that Lucy had effected by her zealous mediation was to fill Tom’s mind with the expectation that Maggie’s perverse resolve to go into a situation again would presently metamorphose itself, as her resolves were apt to do, into something equally perverse, but entirely different,—a marriage with Philip Wakem.

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  • Im— mediately after we were finished eating, Mambu gave each boy his share of the money.
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