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1. "Answered. "I was still balancing the matter in my mind when a hansom cab drove up to Briony Lodge, and a gentleman sprang out. He was a remarkably handsome man, dark, aquiline, and moustached—evidently the man of whom I had heard. He appeared to be in a great hurry, shouted to the cabman to wait, and brushed past the maid who opened the door with the air of a man who was thoroughly at home. "He was in the house about half an hour, and I could catch glimpses of him in the windows of the sitting-room, pacing up and down, talking excitedly, and waving his arms. Of her I could see nothing. Presently he emerged, looking even more flurried than before. As he stepped up to the cab, he pulled a gold watch from his pocket and looked at it earnestly, ‘Drive like the devil,' he shouted, ‘first to Gross & Hankey's"
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
2. "From this new and intimate perspective, she had learned a simple, obvious thing she had always known, and everyone knew: that a person is, among all else, a material thing, easily torn, not easily mended.-Briony Tallis"
Author: Ian McEwan
3. "Was Briony the only person who could hear the venom dripping from the woman's tongue? What good was beauty — a mature beauty, but beauty nonetheless — if it cloaked such a viperous soul?"
Author: Tad Williams

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If a house is priced appropriately, make a bid 10 percent below that amount."
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