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[…] she had the pleasure of seeing him most intently at work with his recollections; and at the same time, as she could perceive, most earnestly careful that nothing ungallant, nothing that did not breathe a compliment to the sex should pass his lips.

Mr. Woodhouse, ever the gentleman, would rather re-iterate the same riddle several times than repeat one of the many ungallant ones about women which he knows. (9.7)

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