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  • Miss Anstruther, the Niece, is here; and Miss D. Bromley, who is amiable and an acquisition.

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  • I said to her: "Niece" (by which appellation I always addressed her),

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  • "Niece," said Don Inocencio gravely and sententiously, "when serious things have taken place, caprices are not called caprices, but by another name."

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  • "Niece," said the colonel, stamping with his stick at the bottom of the carriage, as if to arouse her, "you were talking and dancing a great deal too much with that young naval man -- that Captain Fleetwood -- and after what I said to you at the commencement of the evening, I consider such conduct highly reprehensible."

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  • "Niece," Rodney answered with a snort, not noticing John's expression clearing up.

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  • Russell called her 'Niece', laughed ever time he said it. "

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  • I said to her: "Niece" (by which appellation I always addressed her), "I beg you will let me know who told you that Madame d'Orleans had taken a counterpoison unknown to us.

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  • "Niece," said Don Inocencio at last, "you have shortened my life by ten years; you have set my blood on fire; you have put me beside myself.

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  • Niece 1 wanted to take her bath while Niece 2, who skipped the terrible two's only to embrace the terrible three's, refused not only to bathe but also to put on her pajamas.

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  • Then there was yelling from Niece 1, still upstairs swimming in her tub.

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