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- But the Duke of Wellington was really alive, and Bony had not been long dead; therefore Mr. Poulter's reminiscences of the Peninsular War were removed from all suspicion of being mythical.2.4 -- Book 2 Chapter 4 -- "The Young Idea" (53% in)
- —don't step where the cows have been!" he added, pointing to a peninsula of dry grass, with trodden mud on each side of it; for Tom's contemptuous conception of a girl included the attribute of being unfit to walk in dirty places.1.10 -- Book 1 Chapter 10 -- Maggie Behaves Worse Than She Expected (39% in)
- There was a great improvement in his bearing, for example; and some credit on this score was due to Mr. Poulter, the village schoolmaster, who, being an old Peninsular soldier, was employed to drill Tom,—a source of high mutual pleasure.2.4 -- Book 2 Chapter 4 -- "The Young Idea" (48% in)
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