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- He denied with bland effrontery.29-30 — Chapters 29-30 (62% in)
- Weeks had listened politely, with smiling modesty, till Hayward finished; then he asked one or two insidious questions, so innocent in appearance that Hayward, not seeing into what a quandary they led him, answered blandly; Weeks made a courteous objection, then a correction of fact, after that a quotation from some little known Latin commentator, then a reference to a German authority; and the fact was disclosed that he was a scholar.27-28 — Chapters 27-28 (5% in)
- The physician stepped forward, an elderly man with a bland manner, whom Philip knew only by sight.67-68 — Chapters 67-68 (65% in)
- Mr. Sampson, bland and familiar, said he was quite certain they could get her the very thing she required.107-108 — Chapters 107-108 (14% in)
- "Yes, I quite understand, Miss Antonia,' said the buyer, with a bland smile, but his eyes grew blank and stupid.107-108 — Chapters 107-108 (16% in)
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