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David was once mountain climbing throughout Dartmoor, happy to have escaped the oppressively juvenile and occasionally perilous habit of his fellow undergraduates. so far as he may perhaps inform, he used to be the single man or woman for miles—but it seems that he was once the single residing individual for miles. not less than that's what he presumed while he came across a useless guy on best of the tor.
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