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The Mill on the Floss
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  • "Oh, yes," said Maggie, reviving a little in the desire to vindicate the variety of her reading.
  • "Ay, ay, Gritty," said the miller, with a new softness in his tone; "but I’ve allays done what I could for you," he added, as if vindicating himself from a reproach.
  • He has vindicated you to the utmost; and I hope the communication of that letter to your cousin will have a beneficial effect on her.
  • Maggie was half stunned,—too heavily pressed upon by her anguish even to discern any difference between her actual guilt and her brother’s accusations, still less to vindicate herself.
  • Maggie was paralyzed; it was easier to resist Stephen’s pleading than this picture he had called up of himself suffering while she was vindicated; easier even to turn away from his look of tenderness than from this look of angry misery, that seemed to place her in selfish isolation from him.

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  • You must vindicate yourself and fight this libel

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