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candid
used in The Mill on the Floss

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honest and direct
  • ...bosom; for when she had thrown out a hint to Mr. Deane and Mr. Glegg that she wouldn't mind going to speak to Wakem herself, they had said, "No, no, no," and "Pooh, pooh," and "Let Wakem alone," in the tone of men who were not likely to give a candid attention to a more definite exposition of her project; still less dared she mention the plan to Tom and Maggie, for "the children were always so against everything their mother said"; and Tom, she observed, was almost as much set against...
    3.7 -- Book 3 Chapter 7 -- How a Hen Takes to Stratagem (35% in)
  • I didn't think you'd been so sharp," said uncle Glegg, with much candor.
    3.3 -- Book 3 Chapter 3 -- The Family Council (99% in)

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