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- "Well, I think it's best as it is; if you meddled with it, sister, you might repent."1.9 -- Book 1 Chapter 9 -- To Garum Firs (39% in)
- "Dorlcote Mill's been in our family a hundred year and better, and nobody ever heard of a Pivart meddling with the river, till this fellow came and bought Bincome's farm out of hand, before anybody else could so much as say 'snap.'2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Christmas Holidays (37% in)
- We've no call to meddle with your uncle and aunt Moss, Tom, if you think your father 'ud be angry when he gets well."3.3 -- Book 3 Chapter 3 -- The Family Council (92% in)
- What are you meddling with my deeds for?3.4 -- Book 3 Chapter 4 -- A Vanishing Gleam (33% in)
- Uncle Pullet, after silent meditation for a period of several lozenges, came distinctly to the conclusion, that when a young man was likely to do well, it was better not to meddle with him.5.2 -- Book 5 Chapter 2 -- Aunt Glegg Learns the Breadth of Bob's Thumb (15% in)
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