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For Colonel Musgrave was by birth the lineal head of all the Musgraves of Matocton, which is in Lichfield, as degrees are counted there, equivalent to what being born a marquis would mean in England.
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This imbecile, without a syllable to say for himself, without a solitary adroit word within tongue's reach, wherewith to annihilate the hussy, was a Musgrave of Matocton!
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And the lovers talked with desperate cheerfulness, so that there might be no outbreak so long as Pilkins-preeminently ceremonious among butlers, and as yet inclined to scoff at the notion that the Musgraves of Matocton were not divinely entrusted to his guardianship,-was in the room.
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His daughter-half a Vartrey already-would become by marriage a Musgrave of Matocton, no less.
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We'll give a dinner and announce it at dessert, just as your honored grandfather did your Aunt Constantia's betrothal-" For about the Musgraves of Matocton there could be no question.
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As a token of this he devoted what little ready money he possessed to renovating Matocton, where he had not lived for twenty years.
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Matocton was decked in its spring fripperies of burgeoning, and the sky was a great, pale turquoise, and the buttercups left a golden dust high up on one's trousers.
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Colonel Musgrave left that night for Matocton in order to inspect the improvements which were being made there.
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IV Colonel Musgrave remained five days at Matocton, that he might put his house in order against his nearing marriage.
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Gravely he inspected all the portraits of his feminine ancestors that he might decide, as one without bias, whether Matocton had ever boasted a more delectable mistress.
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So many of his books and pictures and other furnishings had been already carried to Matocton that the walls were a little bare.
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And this as coming from a Musgrave of Matocton, may fairly be considered as a sweeping tribute to the author of _Give All to Love_.
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So Colonel Musgrave filled a glass with the famed Lafayette madeira of Matocton, and solemnly drank yet another toast.
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But, oh, it isn't possible that he should love you more than I," said Colonel Musgrave of Matocton.
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It could no longer be said that the wife of a Musgrave of Matocton lacked an authentic and tolerably ancient pedigree.
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For he, a Musgrave of Matocton, had married a Stapylton; he had begun to comprehend that their standards were different, and that some daily conflict between these standards was inevitable.
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He saw about him other scions of old families who accepted such circumstances blithely: but, he said, he was a Musgrave of Matocton; and, he reflected, in the kingdom of the blind the one-eyed is necessarily very unhappy.
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This year the Musgraves had decided not to spend the spring alone together at Matocton, as they had done the four preceding years.
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It is not becoming in a Musgrave of Matocton to speak of women in any tone other than the most honeyed accents of chivalry.
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I found those boyish ravings only the other day in my father's desk at Matocton, and skimmed them over.
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Examples of Matocton

Example #1
Handsome and trim and affable, he defied chronology by looking ten years younger than he was known to be.
Example #2
For at least a decade he had been invaluable to Lichfield matrons alike against the entertainment of an "out-of-town girl," the management of a cotillion and the prevention of unpleasant pauses among incongruous dinner companies.
Example #3
To her he was "Olaf" from that day forth.
Example #4
He was nettled, of course, by her forwardness-"Olaf," indeed!-yet he found it, somehow, difficult to bear this fact in mind continuously.
Example #5
Coming so close upon the heels of his high hour, this contretemps of Agatha's having one of her "attacks," seemed more to Rudolph Musgrave than a man need rationally bear with equanimity.
Example #6
Miss Agatha, from the head of the table, did very little talking, save occasionally to evince views of life that were both lachrymose and pugnacious.