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“Thus, you see, he arrived at the same end, via supposed duty, that he was previously pledged to via interest. I fancy a good number of us, when any line of action will promote our own interest, can make ourselves believe that reasons exist which compel us to it as a duty.”


Elizabeth Gaskell, My Lady Ludlow and Other Stories
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My Lady Ludlow and Other Stories My Lady Ludlow and Other Stories by Elizabeth Gaskell
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