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" I've known a many, as could not abide to see a gloomy face,' said the housekeeper. 'She kept us all comfortable for the sake of being comfortable herself, but no more.' 'Oh, you are hard upon my lady!' cried Jervis, 'and I can't bear to hear a word against... "
Old Lady Mary: A Story of the Seen and the Unseen - Page 67
by Mrs. Oliphant (Margaret) - 1884 - 134 pages
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine

England - 1884
...it ; for she was a kind lady, though appearances is against her." " She was one of them, and I've 23 known a many, as could not abide to see a gloomy face,"...and I can't bear to hear a word against her, though it's been an awful disappointment to me." " What's you or me, or any one," cried Mrs Prentiss, " in...
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The Edinburgh monthly magazine [afterw.] Blackwood's Edinburgh ..., Volume 135

1884
...did it ; for she was a kind lady, though appearances is against her." " She was one of them, and I've known a many, as could not abide to see a gloomy face,"...and I can't bear to hear a word against her, though it's been an awful disappointment to me." " What's you or me, or any one," cried Mrs Prentiss, " in...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 160

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - 1884
...did it ; for she was a kind lady, though appearances is against her." "She was one of them, and I've known a many, as could not abide to see a gloomy face,"...housekeeper. " She kept us all comfortable for the sake of bein^' comfortable herself, but no more." "Oh, you are hard upon my lady!" cried Jervis, "and 1 can't...
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Two stories of the seen and the unseen. The open door. Old lady Mary [by M.O ...

Margaret Oliphant Oliphant - 1885
...did it ; for she was a kind lady, though appearances is against her." " She was one of them, and I've known a many, as could not abide to see a gloomy face,"...no more." " Oh, you are hard upon my lady ! " cried Hopgood, " and I can't bear to hear a word against her, though it's been an awful disappointment to...
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Stories of the Seen and the Unseen

Mrs. Oliphant (Margaret) - 1889 - 615 pages
...'s been here for twenty years, and so have you, Mrs. Prentiss ; and me, as nobody can say I was n't faithful night and day." "I never had that confidence...me." " What 's you or me, or any one," cried Mrs. Frentiss, " in comparison of that poor little thing that can't work for her living like we can ; that...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 39; Volume 102

1884
...did it ; for she was a kind lady, though appearances is against her." " She was one of them, and I've known a many, as could not abide to see a gloomy face,"...and I can't bear to hear a word against her, though it's been an awful disappointment to me." " What's you or me, or any one," cried Mrs. Prentiss, " in...
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Stories of the Seen and the Unseen

Margaret Oliphant - 1971 - 316 pages
...said it," said Jervis. " I can't think how she did it, nor why she did it; for she was a kind lady,_ though appearances is against her." " She was one...and I can't bear to hear a word against her, though it's been an awful disappointment to me." " What's you or me, or any one," cried Mrs. Prentiss, " in...
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