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  • "It wouldn’t give you any pleasure to contradict him?"
  • "I never contradict him," said Catherine.
  • She only smiled very sweetly, as if she understood everything; and, unlike Catherine too, she made no attempt to contradict him.
  • You know you have always your option of contradicting me.
  • It was rather incoherent counsel, and from one day to another it contradicted itself; but it was pervaded by an earnest desire that Catherine should do something striking.
  • Of course you are at liberty to contradict it flat.
  • While she was engaged in this speculation, Catherine broke out, with a certain sharpness, "Why are you so contradictory, Aunt Penniman?

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  • Does the sentence contradict the main claim of the essay?
  • Does the sentence contradict what is said in the previous paragraph?

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