A cold I caught from her led me to cancel a fourth assignment, nor was I sorry to break an emotional series that threatened to burden me with heart-rending fantasies and peter out in dull disappointment.
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Julia stared back at her, the habitual defiance of her chin vying for dominance over anguished eyes.
I said it was certainly not his fault, and the inquest upheld my view.
Rowland had grown up alternating periods when he had been kept by older men, with periods when he had been so poor he was on the edge of starvation.