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The Mill on the Floss
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  • It seemed a wrong toward him that his uncle Deane had no confidence in him,ódid not see at once that he should acquit himself well, which Tom himself was as certain of as of the daylight.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But a man who had had a university education could teach anything he liked; especially a man like Stelling, who had made a speech at a Mudport dinner on a political occasion, and had acquitted himself so well that it was generally remarked, this son-in-law of Timpson's was a sharp fellow.  (not reviewed by editor)

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