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The Mill on the Floss
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  • …he was still only half awakened to his trouble,—Maggie had felt the strong tide of pitying love almost as an inspiration, a new power, that would make the most difficult life easy for his sake; but now, instead of childlike dependence, there had come a taciturn, hard concentration of purpose, in strange contrast with his old vehement communicativeness and high spirit; and this lasted from day to day, and from week to week, the dull eye never brightening with any eagerness or any joy.

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  • She is taciturn by nature, but people like her once they get to know her.
  • She’s a bit taciturn by nature, but before breakfast you’d think she is deaf and mute.

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