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  • My relations despise it.
  • Archer had always shared this view: in his heart he thought Lefferts despicable.
  • No, it was worse a thousand times if, judging Beaufort, and probably despising him, she was yet drawn to him by all that gave him an advantage over the other men about her: his habit of two continents and two societies, his familiar association with artists and actors and people generally in the world’s eye, and his careless contempt for local prejudices.

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  • She despises the people he has to work for.
  • They despise each other.

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