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- And she stood there submissively, the image, in advance, of a dutiful and responsible wife.Chapter 20 (57% in)
- The idea of a struggle with her father, of setting up her will against his own, was heavy on her soul, and it kept her formally submissive, as a great physical weight keeps us motionless.Chapter 15 (41% in)
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