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- She had dreaded him, winced before him, succumbed to adroit advantages he took of her helplessness; then, temporarily blinded by his ardent manners, had been stirred to confused surrender awhile: had suddenly despised and disliked him, and had run away.2 — Maiden No More (28% in)
- Her succumbing had been as largely owning to agitation at the re-opening the subject of her separation from her husband as to the hard work.5 — The Woman Pays (85% in)
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