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- Still chattering, still thanking their host and patronising their future hostess, the guests were borne away.Chapter 26 (99% in)
- Now he gave her a long account of the day-school that he sometimes patronised.Chapter 10 (78% in)
- The patronising tone, thought Margaret, came well enough from a man who was old enough to be their father.Chapter 15 (59% in)
- Her voice was gruffer, her manner more downright, and she was inclined to patronise the more foolish virgin.Chapter 17 (26% in)
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