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BOOK IV. 

CHAPTER I. 

In the kindliest natures there is a certain sensitiveness, which,
when wounded, occasions the same pain, and bequeaths the same
resentment, as mortified vanity or galled self-love. 

It is exactly that day week, towards the hour of five in the evening, Mr.
Hartopp, alone in the parlour behind his warehouse, is locking up his
books and ledgers preparatory to the return to his villa.  There is a
certain change in the expression of his countenance since we saw it last.
If it be possible for Mr.  Hartopp to look sullen,--sullen he looks; if it
be possible for the Mayor of Gatesboro' to be crestfallen, crestfallen he
is.  That smooth existence has surely received some fatal concussion, and
has not yet recovered the shock.  But if you will glance beyond the

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