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Poverty & Dependance, do not wantthe imagination of a Man to operate upon.With due exceptions – Woman feels for Woman 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 of Littleneſs with Kindneſs with Good Sensewith even Liberality which he saw in Lady D.Denham — After having avoided being in Londonfor many years,principally on account of these1very Cousins there resident there, who were continuallywriting, inviting & tormenting her, & whom she was she 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 reputed proverbial expensiveneſs of sucha home, & at the end of three Dayscalling calledfor 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 the greatanger & perturbation which2 a beleif of verygroſs imposition there, & an ignorance ofwhere to go for better usage, to leave the Hotel 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, persuaded induced 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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