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  • Morris had swallowed his pride and made the effort necessary to cross the threshold of her too derisive parent—an act of magnanimity which could not fail to render him doubly interesting.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But there is an error I wish particularly to avoid—that of rendering Mr. Townsend more interesting to you by saying hard things about him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The Doctor felt, indeed, so sorry for her that he turned away, to spare her the sense of being watched; and he was so intelligent a man that, in his thoughts, he rendered a sort of poetic justice to her situation.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Two years later Mrs. Sloper gave birth to a second infant—an infant of a sex which rendered the poor child, to the Doctor's sense, an inadequate substitute for his lamented firstborn, of whom he had promised himself to make an admirable man.  (not reviewed by editor)

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