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Miss Wade, who had released her hold, laid her hand protectingly on the girl's neck for a moment, and then said, looking round with her former smile and speaking exactly in her former tone, 'Gentlemen
To complete it, she seated herself in a chair by the side of the little chair, and protectingly drew under her arm the spare hand that crept up to her.
Like Cecilia, her knees are bent, her head is thrust backward, and a male figure hovers protectingly over her; indeed, the parallels between the two versions are remarkable--with the exception of the missing keyboard in the doppelganger work.

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