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You little witch, how did you contrive to make a fool of a man like me!

"That's all right," Garson replied, with such carelessness of manner as he could contrive.

There is no doubt, replied Altamont, of its utility; but how would you contrive to make it?

What a vast deal of work you do contrive to cut out for yourself.

If you, Mr. Temple, can contrive to pass this week at Mr. Percy's, let me not detain you.

But I wish she would not contrive to be always in the right.

Contrive to be in the garden, in disguise, if possible, and unseen by your young lady.

Once there, we shall be able to contrive an interview with Mr. Dunbar.

Ah, that is unlucky; but never mind, we must contrive to get on without it.

But the moment we cease to report and attempt to correct and contrive, it is not truth.

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