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Lucy clapped her hands with delight, her more staid cousin was rapt in pleased astonishment.
After that the little girl staid mostly with the stewardess, and was comparatively happy.
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How long they would have staid is uncertain if there had not come a second knock at the kitchen door.
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My wife not very well went home, I staid late there seeing them play at cards, and so home to bed.
So home, calling in at my father's, but staid not, my father and mother being both forth.
Here I staid all the afternoon talking of the King's being married, which is now the town talk, but I believe false.
We staid walking in the gallery; where we met with Mr. Slingsby, that was formerly a great friend of Mons.
So I went by water to Mr. Coventry's, and there staid and talked a good while with him till all the rest come.
All this day I staid at home with my workmen without eating anything, and took much pleasure to see my work go forward.
So spying of Payne in a gully, I went into him, and there staid, thinking to have gone to Chelsy with them.

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