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  • What seemed to gratify him and flatter his self-love most was to play the ridiculous part of the injured husband, and to parade his woes with embellishments.

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  • Tell me exactly what happened without embellishment.
  • The young girl is lovely and her tears only embellish her; the lady appears to be about forty years of age, the girl about fourteen.
    Dumas, Alexandre  --  Twenty Years After

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