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Sir John

Benevolent, philanthropic man! It was painful to him even to keep a third cousin to himself. Sense and Sensibility, volume 1, chapter 21 Of Sir John Middleton, and his desire to introduce the Miss Dashwoods to the Miss Steeles  

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The sweetest girls in the world

Sir John . . . set off directly for the cottage to tell the Miss Dashwoods of the Miss Steeles’ arrival, and to assure them of their being the sweetest girls in the world. From such commendation as this, however, … Continue reading

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