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  • Dr. Sloper had travelled but little, and he took the liberty of not believing everything this anecdotical idler narrated.
  • It does not enter into our scheme to narrate in detail Dr. Sloper’s proceedings in the eastern hemisphere.
  • On the Sunday after the conversation I have just narrated, this custom was not intermitted and on this occasion, towards the middle of the evening, Dr. Sloper found reason to withdraw to the library, with his brother-in-law, to talk over a matter of business.
  • He was at no great pains to narrate his travels or to communicate his impressions of distant lands to Mrs. Penniman, upon whom he contented himself with bestowing a memento of his enviable experience, in the shape of a velvet gown.
  • Even, however, had she been able to narrate to him the private history of his daughter’s unhappy love affair, it would have given her a certain comfort to leave him in ignorance; for Mrs. Almond was at this time not altogether in sympathy with her brother.

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  • She narrates the story with the wisdom of an older woman looking back on life.
  • She avoided eye contact as she narrated the story of how she ended up in prison.

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