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Drew

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"Lee was never a great talker except under one condition, and that was when he had young ladies to entertain, for then his natural gallantry got the better of him and he was a charming companion..."

I was going to read the whole thing, but quit at the beginning, because the piece is exactly why I counsel others not to believe a word from 19th century newspapers. Edited.
 
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