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a city in northeastern France in Lorraine

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And there's sweet Miss Nancy coming; and we shall dance with her, and promise never to be naughty again, and be taken into favour, and --"
Hold your tongue about Miss Nancy, you fool," said Godfrey, turning red, "else I'll throttle you.
Barclay, who died the other day, was sergeant in the same company as myself, and the belle of the regiment, ay, and the finest girl that ever had the breath of life between her lips, was Nancy Devoy, the daughter of the color-sergeant.
I had rather that Nancy and my old pals should think of Harry Wood as having died with a straight back, than see him living and crawling with a stick like a chimpanzee.
Meanwhile when Nancy presented herself at the Infirmary, it happened to be one of Lydgate's days there.
The staymaker's wife went to fetch Lydgate, and he continued for a fortnight to attend Nancy in her own home, until under his treatment she got quite well and went to work again.
Why, middling, Miss, i' myseln--my eyes is no better, but I'm a deal easier i' my mind nor I have been,' replied she, rising to welcome me with a contented smile; which I was glad to see, for Nancy had been somewhat afflicted with religious melancholy.
I hope He will, Nancy,' replied I; 'and, meantime, I'll come and read to you now and then, when I have a little time to spare.
The former victor lay breathless on the ground, and the vanquished gentleman had recovered breath enough to thank Mr Jones for his seasonable assistance; he received likewise the hearty thanks of the young woman present, who was indeed no other than Miss Nancy, the eldest daughter of the house.
Miss Nancy likewise, who was the only female then in the house, her mamma and sister being both gone to the play, condescended to favour them with her company.
Nancy had been working in Miss Polly's kitchen only two months, but already she knew that her mistress did not usually hurry.
Nancy answered cheerfully, but she still continued wiping the pitcher in her hand.
Not my daughter again; only Nancy, the kitchen-maid, this time.
That it won't do; so it's no use a-trying it on, Fagin,' replied Nancy.
And as I don't want 'em to, neither,' replied Nancy in the same composed manner, 'it's rather more no than yes with me, Bill.