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    He desired his own house, his own plantation, his own horse, his own slaves.
    Why not "horses" as the "slaves"? Please.


    Ellen emerged into the flickering light of an upheld candle, her hair smoothed neatly place, and no button on her basque unlooped.
    Is "place" wrong here? I think it should be "in place", right?

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    Re: word

    Quote Originally Posted by puzzle View Post
    He desired his own house, his own plantation, his own horse, his own slaves.
    Why not "horses" as the "slaves"? Please.


    Ellen emerged into the flickering light of an upheld candle, her hair smoothed neatly place, and no button on her basque unlooped.
    Is "place" wrong here? I think it should be "in place", right?
    Maybe he only wanted one horse.

    You are right, it should be 'in place'.

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