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He had not an ounce of superfluous flesh on his bones, and leanness goes a great way towards gentility.
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Elizabeth Gaskell

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, née Stevenson, often referred to simply as Mrs Gaskell, was a British novelist and short story writer during the Victorian era.

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