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  • She noted that his nails were jagged and ill-shaped from his habit of cutting them with a pocket-knife and despising a nail-file as effeminate and urban.
  • He was so much the man, the worker, the friend, that she liked him when she most tried to stand out against him; he was so much the successful executive that she did not want him to despise her.
  • Would she some day so despise herself and her neighbors that she too would walk Main Street an old skinny eccentric woman in a mangy cat’s-fur?
  • "Of course if there really is anything I can do to HELP the boy—— "Though I despise these people who interfere.
  • Apparently he despises the farmers because they haven’t reached the social heights of selling thread and buttons."

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

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