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spend nearly as much every year in Dreſs and Public places, if she can get it — she will certainlynot endeavour to reclaim Sir George whatfrom1 the man::ner of living to which he has been so long ac::customed, and there is therefore some reason tofear that you will be very well off, if youget any fortune at all. Th The2 Jewels I shouldimagine too will undoubtedly be hers, & thereis too much reason to think that she willpreside at her Husbands table in preferenceto his Daughter. But as so melancholy asubject must neceſsarily extremely distreſs you,I will no longer dwell on it –.

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'from' written over erased word, possibly 'what'. Back to context...
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