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And if ever there were an unfeeling handsome chin that looked as if, for certain, it had never been, in familiar parlance,
Nicholas, therefore, not being a high-spirited young man according to common parlance, and deeming it a greater degradation to borrow, for the supply of his necessities, from Newman Noggs, than to teach French to the little Kenwigses for five shillings a week, accepted the offer with the alacrity already described, and betook himself to the first floor with all convenient speed.
I won't say in American parlance that suddenly the bottom fell out of the whole of de Barral concerns.