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- Having levelled my palace, don't erect a hovel and complacently admire your own charity in giving me that for a home.Chapter 11 (41% in)
complacently = in a self-satisfied manner
- In this self-complacent conviction she departed; and the success of her fulfilled resolution was obvious on the morrow: Mr. Linton had not only abjured his peevishness (though his spirits seemed still subdued by Catherine's exuberance of vivacity), but he ventured no objection to her taking Isabella with her to Wuthering Heights in the afternoon; and she rewarded him with such a summer of sweetness and affection in return as made the house a paradise for several days; both master and...Chapter 10 (55% in)
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