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my dear child, do you accuse Willoughby and Marianne of concealment?
I see you can say nothing in the first place, you are faint still, and have enough to do to draw your breath; in the second place, you cannot yet accustom yourself to accuse and revile me, and besides, the flood-gates of tears are opened, and they would rush out if you spoke much; and you have no desire to expostulate, to upbraid, to make a scene: you are thinking how TO ACT--TALKING you consider is of no use.
She cannot accuse me of showing one bit of deceitful softness.
Oh, pray, pray, Edward,' cried my mother, 'don't accuse me of being ungrateful.