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The Age of Innocence
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  • Indignation lent him a scathing eloquence, and it was clear that if others had followed his example, and acted as he talked, society would never have been weak enough to receive a foreign upstart like Beaufort—no, sir, not even if he’d married a van der Luyden or a Lanning instead of a Dallas.

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  • She was hurt by his scathing remarks.
  • She withstood scathing criticism.

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