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- Mrs. Tulliver felt that she ought to be affected, but she was a woman of sparse tears, stout and healthy; she couldn't cry so much as her sister Pullet did, and had often felt her deficiency at funerals.1.9 -- Book 1 Chapter 9 -- To Garum Firs (45% in)
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