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- "But Lors ha' massy, how did you get near such mud as that?" said Sally, making a wry face, as she stooped down and examined the corpus delicti.1.10 — Book 1 Chapter 10 — Maggie Behaves Worse Than She Expected (62% in)
- Maggie, moreover, had rather a tenderness for deformed things; she preferred the wry-necked lambs, because it seemed to her that the lambs which were quite strong and well made wouldn't mind so much about being petted; and she was especially fond of petting objects that would think it very delightful to be petted by her.2.5 — Book 2 Chapter 5 — Maggie's Second Visit (23% in)
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