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The Mill on the Floss
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transparent
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • Philip felt that he ought to have been thoroughly happy in that answer of hers; she was as open and transparent as a rock-pool.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • From having considered them very respectful companions, amenable to instruction, she had begun to think that they meant perhaps to kill her as soon as it was dark, and cut up her body for gradual cooking; the suspicion crossed her that the fierce-eyed old man was in fact the Devil, who might drop that transparent disguise at any moment, and turn either into the grinning blacksmith, or else a fiery-eyed monster with dragon's wings.  (not reviewed by editor)

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