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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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staid
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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  • It rained very hard all the day; I was thoroughly soak’d, and by noon a good deal tired; so I stopt at a poor inn, where I staid all night, beginning now to wish that I had never left home.
  • My always keeping good hours, and giving little trouble in the family, made her unwilling to part with me; so that, when I talk’d of a lodging I had heard of, nearer my business, for two shillings a week, which, intent as I now was on saving money, made some difference, she bid me not think of it, for she would abate me two shillings a week for the future; so I remained with her at one shilling and sixpence as long as I staid in London.

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  • She is from a staid, conservative family.
  • She is a staid accountant by day, but a wild partier at night.

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