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Text for Page 168 [03-28-1863]

              in an animal way, reminding me
really of Matty Edwards, though I
don�t like to think of her in connection
with this girl, who is as stupid as
an owl, and over accessible towards
familiarities.   Well, Boweryem
of course fell in love with her and
addressed her in high flown sonnets, 
miles above her comprehension, be-
having like a jealous tan-tit
when Mullen and Cahill entered
the lists, in their peculiarly refined
styles.   Mullen made Orson-courtesies
over the dinner-table, Cahill
was facetious and familiar, talked
impudently and �took liberties.�  He
boasted absurdly about his intentions
being �strictly dishonorable� and talked
with characteristic brothel phrase
� when Boweryem would primly ask
Mrs Phillips (late Miss Trainque)
whether she regarded Delany as a
friend � whether she would not               
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