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- She pondered suspiciously, till, thinking that this might after all be true, she relented, and said quite humbly, "I beg your pardon, sir."1 — The Maiden (94% in)
- Having nothing more to fear, having scarce anything to hope, for that he would relent there seemed no promise whatever, she lay down dully.5 — The Woman Pays (9% in)
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