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“ Jack's ways were wonderful with women, both young and old, and Mrs. Biggs felt their influence and laughed, as she said, " I ain't goin' to blow, though I was took aback to see two men here, and I'd like to know how you knew where to find the key." ” The Cromptons, - Mary J. Holmes.
True, if you were abruptly to say to her, 'I am Wildmay- you are the woman, ' she would be astonished- even, if you will, at first, more or less taken aback disconcerted. ” The Cardinal's Snuff-Box, - Henry Harland.

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In the direction of its length.

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