Highlight the differences between Eva and Miss D'Amido in "The Rough Crossing."

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Eva Smith and Betsy D'Amido are both described as young and beautiful. However, they have quite different styles of beauty. Eva is blonde and is said by Butterworth to look like a Greek goddess, suggesting that she is tall and statuesque. Betsy is described as "a dark little beauty with the fine crystal gloss over her that, in brunettes, takes the place of a blonde's bright glow." Moreover, although they are both young, Eva is twenty-six, whereas Betsy is...

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