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She would even sympathise with me for the trouble I had with the children, and express at times, by half sentences, interspersed with nods and knowing winks, her sense of the injudicious conduct of their mamma in so restricting my power, and neglecting to support me with her authority.
It will make no difference if you do, in the gratitude I shall always feel for the trouble you took with me when I was a little girl.
FINN, Please forgive me for the trouble I make you, but I don't see any other way.