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Poverty & Dependance, do not wantthe imagination of a Man to operate upon.With due exceptions –Woman feels forWoman verypromptly & compaſsionately. — He gave the particulars which had led to Clara's ad::miſsion at Sanditon, as no bad exemplificationof that mixture of Character, that union ofLittleneſs with Kindneſs with GoodSensewith even Liberality which he saw in LadyD.Denham — After having avoided being in Londonfor many years,principally on account of these1veryCousinsthere resident there, who were continuallywriting, inviting & tormenting her, & whom she wasshe haddetermined to keep at an distance, she had been obliged to go therethere last Michaelmas with the certainty of being detained at leasta fortnight. – She had gone to an Hotel – livingby her own account, as prudently as poſsible,to defy the reputedproverbial expensiveneſs of sucha home, & at the end of three Dayscallingcalledfor her Bill, that she might judge ofher state. —Its' amount was such as deter::mined her on stayingnot another hour inthe House, & she was preparing in all thegreatanger & perturbation which2 a beleif of verygroſs imposition there, & an ignorance ofwhere to go for better usage, to leave theHotel at all hazards, when the Cousins,the politic & lucky Cousins, who seemedalways to havea spy on her, introduced themselves at this important moment,& learning her situation, persuadedinduced her toaccept such a homefor the rest of her Stay as their humbler


'the' altered to 'these', possibly after the deletion of 'there resident there'.Back to context...
The 'which' clause is left hanging.Back to context...
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