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  • The frequent Tartuffian rolling of the eyes finally gives the face a pious or at least pietistic expression, but fold your hands in daily prayer for years and nobody would discover it from them.

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  • _was_ found out at once, and which drew a creditable and not in the least Tartuffian protest from Warburton, is a far more serious matter -- not so much because of the licence in subject as because of the unwholesome and sniggering tone.

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