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  • As lady V-- was a stranger to his former connection with Miss Burchell (with whom I have already told you she was acquainted, and that she entertained a very favourable opinion of her) she expressed no displeasure at the alliance; but said, she supposed he married in a tifft, upon my refusal of him; for which I gave her such reasons as I had before given Mr. Faulkland, excepting those which related to Miss Burchell; which, for both their sakes, must now be no more mentioned.

    Memoirs of Miss Sidney Bidulph


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