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Then he took me in his arms and called me a blessed little goose, and said he would go down to the cellar, if I wished, and have it whitewashed into the bargain.
She wished she had not met him--at least until she had had some clearer understanding with her sister.
She wished them all well, but wished, too, that she herself were done with them, and in her quiet grave.
I have thought of death," said she -- " have wished for it -- would even have prayed for it, were it fit that such as I should pray for anything.
He had for his own town residence a big house filled with the spoils of travel and the trophies of the chase; but it was to his country home, an old family place in Essex, that he wished her immediately to proceed.