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smarts

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A casual observer might have supposed he did it, only to show his white teeth; but Tom Smart thought that a consciousness of triumph was passing through the place where the tall man's mind would have been, if he had had any.
Good-morning ma'am," said Tom Smart, closing the door of the little parlour as the widow entered.
I don't know how it happened, gentlemen--indeed my uncle used to tell me that Tom Smart said he didn't know how it happened either--but somehow or other the palm of Tom's hand fell upon the back of the widow's hand, and remained there while he spoke.
I scorn to flatter, my dear ma'am," said Tom Smart.
IF," said Tom Smart, looking very shrewdly out of the right- hand corner of his left eye.
Pooh, nonsense, that's nothing," said Tom Smart, "I want money.
Gentlemen, I have heard my uncle say, that Tom Smart said the widow's lamentations when she heard the disclosure would have pierced a heart of stone.
Frightful, my dear ma'am; but compose yourself," said Tom Smart.
Oh, yes you will, my dear soul," said Tom Smart, letting fall a shower of the largest-sized tears, in pity for the widow's misfortunes.