from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as initial.


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  • But when the dancing began, and he had secured the fair hand of Mrs. M'Catchley for the initiary quadrille, his courage and presence of mind returned to him; and, seeing that many people whom he had not received at all seemed to enjoy themselves very much, he gave up the attempt to receive those who came after, -- and that was a great relief to all parties.

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