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- They despise it.One (52% in)
- Digging in the heap she despised herself for having been so trusting, so quick to surrender at the stove while Paul D kissed her back.Two (7% in)
- Sethe understood it then, but now with a paying job and an employer who was kind enough to hire an ex-convict, she despised herself for the pride that made pilfering better than standing in line at the window of the general store with all the other Negroes.Two (35% in)
- She believed in her heart that, except for her husband, the whole world (including her children) despised her and her hair.Three (26% in)
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