The inhabitants were all doing well, it seemed, and all emulously hoping to do better still, and laying out the surplus of their gains in coquetry; so that the shop fronts stood along that thoroughfare with an air of invitation, like rows of smiling saleswomen.
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What will traffic be like if the city has twice as many inhabitants?
The inhabitants of the village were very friendly.