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- Had he done so, he would, no doubt, have attributed his zeal to the importance of the case, or perhaps to the money he hoped to make by it.1.2 — Part 1 Chapter 2 (62% in)
zeal = active interest and enthusiasm
- His zeal seemed successful, for the club-foot soon manifested a desire to go on a pilgrimage to Bon-Secours if he were cured; to which Monsieur Bournisien replied that he saw no objection; two precautions were better than one; it was no risk anyhow.2.11 — Part 2 Chapter 11 (57% in)
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