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No one who had ever seen Catherine Morland in her infancy would have supposed her born to be an heroine. Her situation in life the character of her father and mother, her own person and disposition, were all equally against her. Her father was a clergyman, without being neglected or poor, and a very respectable man, though his name was Richard – and he had never been handsome.

Jane Austen “Northanger Abbey”

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