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" Well, I hope not. But she seems to me to be exactly cut out for an old maid ; to be aunt Lucy for ever and ever to your bairns." " And so she shall, with all my heart. But I don't think she will, very long. I have no doubt she will be hard to please... "
Havoc - Page 202
by Edward Phillips Oppenheim - 1911 - 323 pages
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Captain Fanny, by the author of 'John Holdsworth, chief mate'.

William Clark Russell - 1876
...bed." " I hope she is not ill." " Not in the least." " How very pretty she is." " Extremely pretty. If I were a man I should fall in love with her. Of course you like golden hair ?" He makes no answer, but stares hard at the masses of sheeny bronze...
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The world she awoke in, Volume 1

Lizzie Alldridge - 1879
...said. ' But I've been walking round and round Margaret, and I find she's triple-faced. I think she's beautiful ; if I were a man I should fall in love with her, always supposing,' she added, ' there were no Eula nor anyone like; her.' For Vi, like everyone else,...
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woman's fortitude

Edward Money - 1881 - 417 pages
...than ever. Oh, I see her hair's done differently. Isn't she beautiful? I can't keep my eyes off her. If I were a man, I should fall in love with her at once." " But suppose she did not return your love," said Hoby with a slight sigh, which, however,...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 177

1888
...does not think so." " It ought to be some one brilliant and clever, like Mrs. Charleton," she said. " If I were a man I should fall in love with her at first sight ; I know I should.' ' " But men do not always care for 'brilliant and clever ' women,"...
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Longman's Magazine, Volume 11

1888
...does not think so.' ' It ought to be some one brilliant and clever, like Mrs. Charleton,' she said. ' If I were a man I should fall in love with her at first sight ; I know I should.' I answered. ' All the women I have most liked and respected have...
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The Swing of the Pendulum: A Novel

Frances Mary Peard - 1894 - 307 pages
...be quit of all suspicion of jealousy. " She is one of the women who has a right to such a bearing. If I were a man, I should fall in love with her a dozen times over." Mrs. Ravenhill's momentary suspicion fled. " He could have stayed if he had wished...
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Framley Parsonage

Anthony Trollope - 1900
...all my heart. But I don't think she will, very long. I have no doubt she will be hard to please; but if I were a man I should fall in love with her at once. Did you ever observe her teeth, Mark? " " I don't think I ever did." " You would n't know...
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Evelyn Byrd

George Cary Eggleston - Indiana - 1904 - 438 pages
...does conscientiously, as if its doing were the sum of human duty. I am positively fascinated with her. If I were a man, I should fall in love with her in a fashion that would stop not at fire or flood. I ought to add that the girl is a marvel of frankness...
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The chronicles of Barsetshire, Volume 6

Anthony Trollope - History - 1904
...all my heart. But I don't think she will, very long. I have no doubt she will be hard to please ; but if I were a man I should fall in love with her at once. Did you ever observe her teeth, Mark? " " I don't think I ever did." " You would n't know...
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At the Moorings

Rosa Nouchette Carey - 1906 - 451 pages
...a dear girl,' she said, ' but to my thinking Sheila Lassiter is just about as sweet as she can be. If I were a man I should fall in love with her.' ' Not you, Aunt Gill ' for he loved to tease her. ' Yes, verily and indeed, dear boy ' and...
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