- She was really hungry, so the chicken and tarts served to divert her attention for a time.Chapter 17 (31% in)
- This is legitimate, et j'y tiens, as Adele would say; and it is by virtue of this superiority, and this alone, that I desire you to have the goodness to talk to me a little now, and divert my thoughts, which are galled with dwelling on one point — cankering as a rusty nail."Chapter 14 (44% in)
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