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Quotation by Elizabeth Gaskell
He had not an ounce of superfluous flesh on his bones, and leanness goes a great way towards gentility.
Elizabeth Gaskell (1810–1865), British novelist. Wives and Daughters, ch. 4 (1866).
Of Mr. Gibson.
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