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  • You know there've been times when you were bothered—damned bothered—and as a girl gets older, and things keep moving along, why, before she knows it, the things she wants are liable to move past her and not come back.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Simply that if one plays bridge for money in Lily's set one is liable to lose a great deal—and I don't suppose Lily always wins.  (not reviewed by editor)

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