She was always careful of this, having lived with gentlefolks.
I will be frank with you and admit that neither of us were gentlefolks.
Jacintha admitted this, and said gentlefolks were to be pitied.
That is, not the overlord himself, but the gentlefolks that were with the overlord.
That's the gentlefolks' way: they have got it all out of their books.
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