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As he was of a peaceable disposition, he was pleased with those symptoms of reconciliation; and though his face bore some marks of Susan's fist, and many more of her nails, he rather chose to be contented with his fortune in the last battle than to endeavour at bettering it in another.
I have attempted to make my poor friend's loss of memory the means of bettering my acquaintance with you.
I hope we shall have a future opportunity of bettering our acquaintance, Mr.