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Tulliver, "to think o' my chany being sold i' that way, and I bought it when I was married, just as you did yours, Jane and Sophy; and I know you didn't like mine, because o' the sprig, but I was fond of it; and there's never been a bit broke, for I've washed it myself; and there's the tulips on the cups, and the roses, as anybody might go and look at 'em for pleasure.
So when a particular family like the Glazers have bought it, it's unfair they come in for criticism because anybody could have bought it.
But when you consider the levels of salary and pension payments taken from the company by the four directors who bought it for pounds 10 from BMW how could anyone be surprised?