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- He walked quietly away from the kitchen door, leaving Sally to that pleasure of guessing which active minds notoriously prefer to ready-made knowledge.1.10 -- Book 1 Chapter 10 -- Maggie Behaves Worse Than She Expected (65% in)
- But then his trousers were always rolled up at the knee, for the convenience of wading on the slightest notice; and his virtue, supposing it to exist, was undeniably "virtue in rags," which, on the authority even of bilious philosophers, who think all well-dressed merit overpaid, is notoriously likely to remain unrecognized (perhaps because it is seen so seldom).1.6 -- Book 1 Chapter 6 -- The Aunts and Uncles Are Coming (60% in)
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