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- He was born in the Far South, on the d'Arnault plantation, where the spirit if not the fact of slavery persisted.Book 2 — The Hired Girls (38% in)
- 'If you were a boy,' I persisted, 'you wouldn't belong to the Owl Club, either.Book 2 — The Hired Girls (78% in)
- I persisted.Book 3 — Lena Lingard (92% in)
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