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  • She endeavoured unsuccessfully to eke out her irregularly paid allowance by those expedients to which reduced gentlewomen are driven - fancywork and painting fans and snuff-boxes; she lived in a garret and was often unable to allow herself the luxury of a fire.
  • He could talk about rural economy with the count, fashions with the countess and Natasha, and about albums and fancywork with Sonya.
 
 

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