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  • The neighbourhood, to our ears, seemed haunted by approaching footsteps; and what between the dead body of the captain on the parlour floor and the thought of that detestable blind beggar hovering near at hand and ready to return, there were moments when, as the saying goes, I jumped in my skin for terror.

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  • detestable behavior
  • If it’s not too late, I want to eliminate my more detestable vices before I get married.

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