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The Mill on the Floss
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  • "Well, I think it’s best as it is; if you meddled with it, sister, you might repent."
  • What are you meddling with my deeds for?
  • Uncle Pullet, after silent meditation for a period of several lozenges, came distinctly to the conclusion, that when a young man was likely to do well, it was better not to meddle with him.
  • "Dorlcote Mill’s been in our family a hundred year and better, and nobody ever heard of a Pivart meddling with the river, till this fellow came and bought Bincome’s farm out of hand, before anybody else could so much as say ’snap.’
  • We’ve no call to meddle with your uncle and aunt Moss, Tom, if you think your father ’ud be angry when he gets well."

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  • Don’t meddle in my affairs!
  • She’s always meddling in other people’s business.

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