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Questions related to Elizabeth Gaskell's novel Cranford (1851 – 1853). Use with the [elizabeth-gaskell] tag.

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What does the narrator really mean by the following quote from the novel Cranford?

In the novel Cranford, there's a particular line that I'm having trouble understanding: If a married couple come to settle in town, somehow the gentleman disappears. I thought about it, and I came ...