He grinned at her. "I have no doubt you will prove a worthy adversary--though I do not like to use that term to describe you, Miss Haswell. It will be a friendly competition, I hope. I for one believe there are plenty of patients for everybody, what with Honeystreet's labourers and canal traffic, and Alton so close by."
Here are my 100 words from The Apothecary's Daughter by Julie Klassen p192:
"You are surprisingly far and generous, sir."
He shrugged. "I have no longing for great wealth. For great adventure, yes, to travel widely and love deeply--those things I value more than profits. Though certainly one needs enough of those to finance the...."
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