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I wouldn't mind being a Pawn, if only I might join--though of course I should LIKE to be a Queen, best.
She can't either pawn or sell Count Luigi's costly Indian dagger.
Nothing shows this difference more clearly than the way in which each will pawn his watch.
Brand"--poor, so poor that she was obliged to pawn her ring--left, by a man who was a foreigner, alone with her little girl--was I on the trace of her at that moment?