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being the one previously mentioned or spoken of

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I don't know what you are saying,' said the traveller.
Jim said we could take deck passage on a steamboat now, and the money would last us as far as we wanted to go in the free States.
Jim was awful disappointed, but I said never mind, Cairo would be the next place, I reckoned.
Well, here she comes, and we said she was going to try and shave us; but she didn't seem to be sheering off a bit.
To be sure, he said, they are to receive what we owe them, and an enemy, as I take it, owes to an enemy that which is due or proper to him-- that is to say, evil.
Surely, he said, a man may be expected to love those whom he thinks good, and to hate those whom he thinks evil.
We should rather say that he is a friend who is, as well as seems, good; and that he who seems only, and is not good, only seems to be and is not a friend; and of an enemy the same may be said.
Among the good company which had attended in the hall during the bone-setting, Mrs Honour was one; who being summoned to her mistress as soon as it was over, and asked by her how the young gentleman did, presently launched into extravagant praises on the magnanimity, as she called it, of his behaviour, which, she said, "was so charming in so pretty a creature.
He kissed it again and again, and said it was the prettiest muff in the world.
Why, I would not have you mention this any more," said Sophia, "for it may come to my father's ears, and he would be angry with Mr Jones; though I really believe, as you say, he meant nothing.
poor gentlewoman,' said she again, laughing, 'what will that do for thee?
And this I said in such a poor petitioning tone, that it made the poor woman's heart yearn to me, as she told me afterwards.
However, I stood up, made a curtsy, and she took my work out of my hand, looked on it, and said it was very well; then she took up one of the hands.
When he said, "Ah, what deh hell," his voice was burdened with disdain for the inevitable and contempt for anything that fate might compel him to endure.
And suppose I said to that venerable earl, "My Lord, I am here before your lordship, presented by your lordship's near kinsman, my friend upon my left, to indicate that programme;" what would his lordship answer?