- She ought to have learned better than have those hectoring, assuming manners, by this time.3.2 — Book 3 Chapter 2 — Mrs. Tulliver's Teraphim, or Household Gods (96% in)
- But he controlled himself, and said, with assumed calmness: "Well, Maggie, if we must part, let us try and forget it for one half hour; let us talk together a little while, for the last time."5.3 — Book 5 Chapter 3 — The Wavering Balance (19% in)
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