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  • Mrs. Moss did not take her stand on the equality of the human race; she was a patient, prolific, loving-hearted woman.
  • Being always on the defensive toward her own sisters, it was natural that she should be keenly conscious of her superiority, even as the weakest Dodson, over a husband’s sister, who, besides being poorly off, and inclined to "hang on" her brother, had the good-natured submissiveness of a large, easy-tempered, untidy, prolific woman, with affection enough in her not only for her own husband and abundant children, but for any number of collateral relations.

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  • She is a prolific artist.
  • It is a prolific pear tree.

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